Meet… Sidney Nolan

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A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including iconic painter Sidney Nolan. Sidney Nolan is one of Australia’s most admired and recognized visual artists. This is the story of how he developed his iconic Ned Kelly series of paintings, brought modernist art to Australia, and took Australian art to an admiring international audience. From Ned Kelly to Saint Mary MacKillop; Captain Cook to Banjo Paterson, the Meet . . . series of picture books tells the exciting stories of the men and women who have shaped Australia's history.


Yvonne Mes is a children’s author and illustrator. She writes short stories, picture books, and junior novels. Her background in child care, education, and visual arts has led to many years of sharing creativity with children of different ages, abilities, and cultures.