Simon Barnard

Author and Illustrator

Melbourne VIC

Simon was born and grew up in Tasmania. He is an author and illustrator. He lives in Melbourne with his girlfriend and a little dog.

Member since 2015


  • Book Design
  • Illustration
  • Research

Selected Awards

  • 2018 Longlist, The Children's Book Council Picture Book of the Year
  • 2018 Longlist, Best Designed Children’s Illustrated Book
  • 2016 Shortlist, Western Australian Premier's Children's Book Award
  • 2015 Winner, The Children's Book Council of Australia Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
  • 2015 Shortlist, Best Designed Fully-illustrated Book Under $50
  • 2015 Shortlist, NSW Premier’s Young People’s History Prize
  • 2015 Longlist, Tasmanian Premier’s Literary Prizes