Author & illustrator

Stories, like ripples on a pond, can impact places far away from where they begin

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"Pepperpot and Spice is a gentle and entertaining story"

Reading Time (2017)

"Pepperpot is my favourite book because it is funny"

Emily (aged 6), Nowra

"Thank you for showing us how you make a book and for coming to our schoool"

Will (aged 7) Bundanoon

"How to Reach for the Stars is a heartfelt story about having dreams and striving to achieve them"

Reading Time (2019)

Painting an illustration

Pepperpot in bed
About the author

Philippa Cleall lives in Australia on the NSW South Coast. Years working as a Primary School Teacher Librarian have helped her understand the importance of picture books as a resource for children’s learning.

Philippa is inspired by the beauty in nature around us as she writes and illustrates books to encourage respect for diversity and to highlight the need to support education access for children in all circumstances and countries of the world.