Remembering Gregory Rogers

Gregory John Rogers (19 June 1957 – 1 May 2013) was an illustrator and writer of children's books, especially picture books. He was the first Australian to win the annual Kate Greenaway Medal.

He is best known for his books: The Boy, The Bear, The Baron, The Bard; Midsummer Knight; The Hero of Little Street and Omar the Strongman.

In recognition of Gregory Roger’s contribution to children’s literature, the CBCA Queensland Branch aims to raise $5000 so that his name can be listed in memoriam as a Major Donor to The Childrern's Book Council Of Australia's Awards Foundation. 

The donation form to help raise funds in his name can be found here

 

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