Meet Jacqueline

Jacqueline is an Australian author who adores exploring all the world has to offer! Her love of travel started at age three on moving from Sri Lanka to Australia with her parents. Having family sprinkled around the world; she has lived, worked and been on many adventures overseas. She currently resides in Canberra with her Irish-South African husband (who she met on an escapade in America) her adorable daughter and beagle puppy. Her appreciation of travel and uniqueness of culture has been captured in the pages of her books. Charlie’s Adventures…in Hawaii is her first Children’s book. She hopes that the Charlie’s Adventures series will encourage children to learn more about the world and journey far and wide discovering, appreciating and understanding.



2017 Anne Edgeworth Young Writers Fellowship Recipient

2017 Shortlisted Book – Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards

2017 Award Finalist – American Best Book Awards




Memberships & Associations

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) – Member

Children’s Book Council of Australia – Member

ACT Writers Centre – Member

Love2Read Canberra – Friend

Just Write For Kids – Friend

& more…