Author Profile - Sherryl Clark

Author of: Bone Song (Cutting Edge series).

Sherryl is an Australian/NZ writer whose first children’s book, The Too-Tight Tutu, was published in 1997, and she now has more than 68 published books. Her other titles include a number of Aussie Bites, Nibbles and Chomps, and novels. Her YA novels are Bone Song, published by Ransom, and Dying to Tell Me (Kane Miller US 2011 and Australia 2014).

Sherryl’s verse novel Farm Kid won the 2005 NSW Premier’s Literary Award for children’s books, and her second verse novel, Sixth Grade Style Queen (Not!) was an Honour Book in the 2008 CBCA Awards. Other recent titles include a picture book of poems, Now I Am Bigger, Pirate X and the Rose series (Our Australian Girl).

Her books have been published in Australia and overseas.

Sherryl teaches creative writing at Victoria University TAFE in Melbourne, Australia. Her website is at, and she also has a site about children’s poetry (with teacher resources) at

Facebook page is

Twitter is @Sherrylwriter.