Jess Racklyeft
About the author

Jess Racklyeft

Jess Racklyeft is a children's book lover, draw-er and reader based in Melbourne, who also creates work for card companies, picture books, original paintings, prints and all types of different client projects. Jess loves watercolours, but is getting more and more into combining digital work and tinker with oils, pencils and other bits and bobs she can get her mitts on. Two of the books Jess has illustrated, Merry Everything and Smile Cry, have gone on to become CBCA notables.

Books by Jess Racklyeft

Jess Racklyeft Articles

Glitter Dragons and Ice-Cream Cake: Experience of a Victorian Mum During Lockdown 2020

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14 July 2021

Glitter Dragons and Ice-Cream Cake: Experience of a Victorian Mum During Lockdown 2020

Keep on dreaming: Author and illustrator Jess Racklyeft on indulging your dreams during lockdown

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27 August 2020

Keep on dreaming: Author and illustrator Jess Racklyeft on indulging your dreams during lockdown

Enjoy the crazy ride: Notes from a world made smaller, by author and illustrator Jess Racklyeft

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12 August 2020

Enjoy the crazy ride: Notes from a world made smaller, by author and illustrator Jess Racklyeft

Gorgeous Mother's Day Picture Book: Take a look inside There's Only One Mum Like You by Jess Racklyeft

Kids & Ya

5 April 2019

Gorgeous Mother's Day Picture Book: Take a look inside There's Only One Mum Like You by Jess Racklyeft

Dreamy Picture Books: Author-illustrator Jess Racklyeft reveals her all-time favourite picture books

Kids & Ya

29 March 2019

Dreamy Picture Books: Author-illustrator Jess Racklyeft reveals her all-time favourite picture books

All Mums Are Different: The Inspiration Behind There's Only One Mum Like You by Jess Racklyeft

Kids & Ya

28 March 2019

All Mums Are Different: The Inspiration Behind There's Only One Mum Like You by Jess Racklyeft

Beautiful Tribute to Mums of All Kinds: Review of There's Only One Mum Like You by Jess Racklyeft

Kids & Ya

26 March 2019

Beautiful Tribute to Mums of All Kinds: Review of There's Only One Mum Like You by Jess Racklyeft

Artists Support Kids

Kids & Ya

15 March 2019

Artists Support Kids