Descended from the Bigambul people of South-West Queensland, Dub Leffler is one of Australia’s most sought after illustrators of children’s literature. His award winning, best seller Once There Was a Boy, which he both wrote & illustrated, has attracted worldwide critical acclaim and is now in the permanent collection of The Library of Congress in Washington DC, USA. It has also featured several times at The Bologna Children’s Book Fair in Italy.
He has written two books for children and is currently illustrating his 23rd title - called Rocky & Louie - co-penned by the lovely Raewyn Caisley and Phil-Walley Stack. It will be published by Penguin Random House in 2019.
Having travelled extensively both here and abroad, Dub has taught Illustration workshops everywhere from the Tiwi Islands to Scotland & the
United States. He has collaborated with the likes of Shaun Tan,Sally Morgan and Banksy.
Dub’s latest illustrated book, Sorry Day, written by the wonderful Coral Vass & published by the fantastic National Library of Australia, is out now in all good bookstores.
Dub's visit was amazing both teachers and students enjoyed his lessons and commented on how insightful it was.
St Aloysius Catholic Primary School - November 2020St Aloysius Catholic Primary School - November 2020Dub Leffler
Dub was absolutely lovely - he and the kids had a wonderful time, and he was happy to take on board our slightly different approach for the day - a very positive experience!
Nukulba Public School - July 2019Nukulba Public School - July 2019Dub Leffler
Speaker was personable and interesting. Slide shows and activities were informative ad well-suited.
Faulconbridge Public School - May 2019Faulconbridge Public School - May 2019Dub Leffler