Davina Bell – Australian author

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

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