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Catherine Meatheringham is a children’s author. Her first picture book, My Possum Plays the Drums, was published by Windy Hollow Books in March 2020 and is a shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year 2020. Her second picture book, also with Windy Hollow Books, is All Dogs Bark. 


Catherine is on the Committee for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators ACT branch. In this role she fosters social connections and professional development for aspiring, emerging and established authors and illustrators in the Canberra region. 


She lives in Canberra with her husband, two children, a noisy possum that keeps her awake at night and a welsh springer spaniel who barks barks barks!

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In the media

Read the Canberra Weekly Interview with Catherine

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Click here to listen to Living Arts Canberra interview with Catherine

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All Dogs Bark book launch 'Top 5 things to do' in The Canberra Times

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