About me.

Melbourne based author/illustrator/designer Anna McGregor is devoted to giving her young readers modern, funny, quirky and conceptual stories from the heart and her debut picture book Colouroos (Hachette) was launched in April 2019.

Anna is also the winner of the storyboard category in the Scribbles Creative Writing Awards and Highly Commended in the CYA Conference awards for Scrambled Eggs, a Highly Commended finalist in the Andrea Pinkney Award for Haircuts by Hernando and Shortlisted in the Picture Book competition for the Writers Unleashed Conference for Edward’s Hide-and-Seek Birthday.

Her 9-5 gig is the creative director for her business Fresh Eyes Studio and when she’s not glued to a computer; Anna enjoys travel, estudiando español and spending quality time with her husband, three y/o son, and friends.

Photo Credit (right): Alexandra Anderson (Jam On Your Collar)

Colouroos cover


Anna’s debut book COLOUROOS (published by Lothian Children’s Books/Hachette) will be out in April 2019.


Winner of the Story Board category in the Scribbles Creative Writing Competition 2018.

Highly Commended in the CYA Conference, published category.

Highly Commended Andrea Pinkney Writer Award at the SCBWI 2016 Bi Annual Conference.

Short-listed in the Picture Book competition of the Writers Unleashed Festival.


• SCBWI (Society Childrens Book Writers & Illustrators)
• CBCA Victoria Branch
• ASA (Australian Society of Authors)