American-born Renée Treml moved to Australia in 2007, where she was immediately captivated by the unique wildlife in this country. Drawing on her background in ecology, Renée’s began writing stories and creating illustrations that focused on animals and the environment.
Renée works in her Surf Coast studio and has written and illustrated seven picture books including award-winning Once I Heard a Little Wombat, and Wombat Big, Puggle Small, which was recently read on ABC’s Play School. Her first graphic novel for younger readers, Sherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery has just been published. Renée also enjoys illustrating books she didn’t write and she is currently illustrating her first historic non-fiction picture book.