Robert Vescio is an award-winning author of children’s picture books, based in Sydney.
Many of his picture books have been translated into other languages such as German, Italian, Polish, Chinese and Korean.
Robert’s books are included on the NSW, VIC and QLD Premier’s Reading Challenges, and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Australia.
Recently, his picture book Under the Same Sky was read on the hugely popular UK children’s show CBeebies as a bedtime story by award winning actor, Tom Hardy.
His picture book The Voyage was selected for the 2020 Children's Book Council Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People. Finn and Puss and Eric Finds A Way were both shortlisted for the 2018 CBCA Bilby Awards.
Robert’s aim is to enthuse and inspire children to read and write and leave them bursting with imaginative ideas.