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Tamsin Ainslie Books & Biography


Tamsin Ainslie is an illustrator living in Murwillumbah, Northern New South Wales, on a rambling, messy farm with her family and three dogs, two horses and an array of chickens and ducks that provide never-ending inspiration for drawing. She has illustrated more than fifty books, including In My Garden (with Kate Mayes), Count My Kisses, Little One and Count My Christmas Kisses (with Ruthie May). The Sisters Saint-Claire (with Carlie Gibson), Collecting Sunshine (with Rachel Flynn), Sometimes Cake (with Edwina Wyatt), Grumble Boats (with Susannah McFarlane) and Can We Lick the Spoon Now? (with Carol Goess) have all been CBCA Notable Books, with Can We Lick the Spoon Now? also winning the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Award for Young Children. Her paintings and drawings are held in collections all over the world.

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