Yvonne Mes is a children's author, illustrator and devourer of books. She writes short stories, picture books and junior novels. Her stories are published in School Magazine, on the Kids Book Review website and as part of anthologies.
Yvonne has a Bachelor of Children's Services, a Certificate in Professional Children's Writing, and a Certificate IV in Visual Arts and Crafts.
Yvonne coordinates Write Links, the Brisbane children's writers and illustrators group, and is vice president of Book Links QLD (Inc.) She writes reviews for Buzz Words magazine and is a member of SCBWI, CBCA, Book Links and the ASA.
Her books include Meet Sidney Nolan (illustrated by Sandra Eterovic) in 2015 and Oliver's Grumbles (illustrated by Giuseppe Poli) in 2017. Little Bilby's Aussie Easter Egg Hunt (illustrated by Jody Pratt) and The Little Lambs Great new Zealand Easter Egg Hunt (illustrated by Aleksandra Szmidt) were published in 2020, and the second in the series, Little Bilby's Aussie Bush Christmas, follows in 2021.