About me.

Melbourne based author/illustrator/designer Anna McGregor is devoted to giving her young readers modern, quirky and conceptual stories from the heart. Her day job is graphic design and when she’s not sitting at a desk; Anna enjoys travel, art and picnics with friends.

Publishers I’ve worked with:
– HACHETTE (Author, Illustration, Picture Book Designer)
– SCRIBBLE (Author, Illustration, Picture Book Designer)
– LARRIKIN HOUSE (cover design for adult fiction)
– WOODSLANE (cover design and illustration for adult non-fiction)

Colouroos cover

My Books

COLOUROOS – Author & Illustrator
(published by Lothian Children’s Books/Hachette) April 2019.

ANEMONE IS NOT THE ENEMY – Author & Illustrator
(published by Scribble/Scribe) November 2020.

A PAIR OF PEARS AND AN ORANGE – Author & Illustrator
(published by Scribble/Scribe) September 2021.


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.

Short-listed in the SCWBI Crystal Kite Award.


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