Jane Godwin
About the author

Jane Godwin

Jane Godwin is the highly acclaimed and internationally published author of many books for children and young people, across all styles and ages. Children's Publisher at Penguin Books Australia for many years, Jane was the co-creator with Davina Bell of the Our Australian Girl series of quality historical fiction for middle readers. Jane's books include her novels Falling From Grace and As Happy as Here (a CBCA Notable Book), and picture books Go Go and the Silver Shoes (illustrated by Anna Walker), The Silver Sea (with Alison Lester and patients at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne) and Watch This! (with designer Beci Orpin and photographer Hilary Walker). Jane is dedicated to pursuing quality and enriching reading and writing experiences for young people, and spends as much time as she can working with them in schools and communities and running literature and writing programs. janegodwin.com.au

Books by Jane Godwin

Jane Godwin Articles

A runaway, a baby and whole lot of questions: Teaching resources for When Rain Turns To Snow by Jane Godwin

News | Book Life

6 July 2020

A runaway, a baby and whole lot of questions: Teaching resources for When Rain Turns To Snow by Jane Godwin

A stranger at the door: Read an extract from When Rain Turns To Snow by Jane Godwin

Review | Extract

6 July 2020

A stranger at the door: Read an extract from When Rain Turns To Snow by Jane Godwin

Secrets create chaos: Review of When Rain Turns to Snow by Jane Godwin

Review | Our Review

6 July 2020

Secrets create chaos: Review of When Rain Turns to Snow by Jane Godwin

Friendship and Sparkly Shoes: Go Go and the Silver Shoes by Jane Godwin & Anna Walker

Kids & Ya

13 March 2018

Friendship and Sparkly Shoes: Go Go and the Silver Shoes by Jane Godwin & Anna Walker