Shane McGowan

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Shane McGowan (Shane McG) is a Melbourne based illustrator. His first picture book 'Evie's Mad Hair Day' was published by Templar in the UK in 2005. It was written for his 4 year old daughter who had a serious aversion to brushing her hair at the time and was shortlisted for the 'Read It Again' Children's Picture Book Award. Since then he has written and illustrated 'Anyone for Tennis' for Templar (released as 'A Surprise Present' in Australia and 'Tennis Anyone?' in the US)  and 'I'm Freezing' for Koala Books in 2007. In 2008 he illustrated 'Robot's Pet' by Nigel Gray (Koala Books) which w... read more