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Raewyn lives in Fremantle with her husband, Terry, son Jack and her cat 'Ginger Fish'! Raewyn was born in New Zealand but has lived in Australia for over 20 years, zig-zagging back and forth between Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Brisbane.
For a while Raewyn worked as a Primary School teacher and always had a lot of fun in her class during writing time. She has also met a lot of great 'characters' whilst teaching, with some of them inspiration for her books.
Raewyn writes a range of books for children and young adults, from first chapter books to junior fiction novels. She has a series of books published relating to different sports with titles including Not Cricket, Tennis Star, Top Marks, Free Style, and Hot Shot.
In the Aussie Bites series of books Raewyn has had Monkey Trix published, whilst in the Aussie Nibbles series her books include The Mermaid’s Tail, Tai’s Penguin (both illustrated by Ann James), Joe’s Boat and more recently The Big Waves.
Raewyn loves being a writer, especially a children's writer. She says, "It's wonderful being able to make children smile, to see their imaginations awakening and hopefully inspire them."
Raewyn also conducts superb creative writing Professional Development seminars for teachers by arrangement with the Centre. Contact us for details or find out more at www.raewyncaisley.com
For aspiring authors, Raewyn is one of a group of established authors/illustrators who can be booked via The Literature Centre for a one hour writing consultation for adults. Please contact us for further information.