Terry Denton
About the author

Terry Denton

Terry Denton has been creating children’s books for over 30 years. He has worked with many of Australia's top authors, written much-loved picture books and junior fiction novels, won more than 40 children’s choice awards and been shortlisted many times in the Children’s Book Council of Australia awards. His Felix and Alexander won Picture Book of the Year in 1986. His books include The Upside-down History of Downunder with Alison Lloyd, The Worm Who Knew Karate with Jill Lever, as well as the Gasp! books and the animated TV series, and the world-famous Just! books and Treehouse series with Andy Griffiths. His work is characterised by a devious sense of humour, an adventurous and inventive drawing style and an informed flair for what interests and amuses kids.

Books by Terry Denton

Terry Denton Articles

Activity Pack: Terry Denton's Bumper Books of Stuff to Do

News | Book Life

13 January 2022

Activity Pack: Terry Denton's Bumper Books of Stuff to Do

Learn it all: Read an extract of Terry Denton’s Really Truly Amazing Guide to Everything by Terry Denton

Review | Extract

23 November 2020

Learn it all: Read an extract of Terry Denton’s Really Truly Amazing Guide to Everything by Terry Denton

Five of the coolest things you’ll learn in Terry Denton’s new kids’ non-fiction book

News | Book Life

23 November 2020

Five of the coolest things you’ll learn in Terry Denton’s new kids’ non-fiction book

Funny and fascinating: Read our review of Terry Denton’s Really Truly Amazing Guide to Everything by Terry Denton

Review | Our Review

23 November 2020

Funny and fascinating: Read our review of Terry Denton’s Really Truly Amazing Guide to Everything by Terry Denton

Blast Off!: Review of Moonwalkers by Mark Greenwood and Terry Denton

Kids & Ya

14 May 2019

Blast Off!: Review of Moonwalkers by Mark Greenwood and Terry Denton