Davina Bell is a writer for young people of many ages, and a children’s book editor. Her award-winning and Notable picture books include All the Ways To Be Smart, All the Factors of Why I Love Tractors, Under the Love Umbrella, The Underwater Fancy-dress Parade, Oh Albert! and Hattie Helps Out. She is also the author of the Alice books in Penguin’s best-selling Our Australian Girl series, the Lemonade Jones series of Junior Fiction, and the Corner Park Clubhouse series (Middle Grade). Her debut young-adult novel will be published in June 2020.
Having been a Senior Editor at Penguin Books, she now works on the children’s list at Affirm Press in Melbourne. A lover of words and ideas in many forms, Davina regularly travels the country, speaking to children and adults about books and writing. The magic of picture books continues to enchant her.
Books in order of publication:
The Alice Stories: Four Books in One – 2014
The Underwater Fancy-dress Parade – Hardback – 2015
Oh, Albert! – 2016
Hattie Helps Out – 2016
Under the Love Umbrella – 2017
All the Ways To Be Smart – 2018
Birthday Baby – 2018
Lemonade Jones: Book 1 – 2018
Lemonade Jones: Book 2 (The Great School Fete) – 2019
The Secret Life of Lola – 2019
All of the Factors of Why I Love Tractors – 2019
Sophia and the Corner Park Clubhouse – 2019
The End of the World Is Bigger Than Love – 2020