Pamela Allen

Pamela  Allen

In the field of children's books, Pamela Allen ( is a phenomenon. Several of her picture books have received important honors and accolades both in Australia and abroad. For Who Sank the Boat?, she is the first illustrator to win the Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award two years in a row. The NSW Premier's Literary Prize, the AIM Book Award (New Zealand), and the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Honour Certificate for Illustration are just a few of Pamela's numerous accolades.