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American-born Renée Treml moved to Australia in 2007, where she Renee-square-300dpiwas immediately captivated by the unique wildlife in this country. Drawing on her background in ecology, Renee’s began writing stories and creating illustrations that focused on animals and the environment.

Renee works in her Surf Coast studio and is available for school and library visits in and around Melbourne and the Surf Coast. She has written and illustrated seven picture books including award-winning Once I Heard a Little Wombat, and Wombat Big, Puggle Small, which was recently read on ABC’s Play School. Her first graphic novel for younger readers will be published in 2019 by Allen & Unwin. Renee also enjoys illustrating books she didn’t write and she is currently illustrating her first historic non-fiction picture book.

In addition to books, Renée’s illustrations are featured on a range of stationery, ceramics and homewares available from Kim Wallace Ceramics, La La Land and Urban Products.

This year Renee will be participating in The Big Design Market Melbourne from 30 Nov – 3 December.

Please feel free to contact Renee with any questions or ideas for illustration projects, exhibits or freelance work.

For all book and literary projects, Renee is represented by Elizabeth Bennett at Transatlantic Agency

For school and library visits, workshops and talks, Renee is represented by Creative Net. Renee has a wide range of programs and workshops which can tailored to meet your audiences age group, ability and interests.

Read more about upcoming events and see works in progress on Facebook or Instagram.

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