About

American-born Renée Treml moved to Australia in 2007, where she was 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, festival and library visits both in person and virtually. She has written and illustrated several 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. She is also the creator of the hilarious graphic novels featuring Sherlock Bones.

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

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.

Surf Coast Arts Trail Studio Tour
Have a peek inside Renee’s studio and see where and how she creates her books and illustrations.