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Anne Brooksbank


Sir Katherine (young adult fiction, Penguin 2006)

Father’s Day (young adult fiction, Penguin 2011)

Big Thursday (young adult fiction, Penguin, to come)


Anne Brooksbank was born in Melbourne. She was educated at Melbourne University, where she received an MA in English literature and history. She also studied painting at the National Gallery School, but then embarked on a writing career. She has written two other novels for young people, On Loan and Archer, and two novels for adults, All My Love and Marriage Acts. Her books for Penguin includeMother’s Day and Sir Katherine She has written extensively for film and television, and her credits include Blue Heelers and Water Rats. Her credits as a co-writer include Newsfront and Maybe This Time. Anne lives in Palm Beach, Sydney.


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