Steve Heron – Children’s Book Author

Books to touch and tickle hearts.


A delicate story for children to understand their relationship with a loved one living with Dementia.

Middle-grade novel
Winner – 2022 Australian Association of Family Therapy Book Award

WA Premier’s Book Awards shortlist 2021
Picture Book
Shortlisted – Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards 2022
Where is Echidna going in his rickety old bus?
Winner of the 2021 Northern Lights Books Awards – Picture Book All Ages Category.
A story about wisdom and compassion
Middle-grade novel
A story about a boy and a magpie. Sometimes you need a special friend to give you wings.

When he’s not hanging out with the local magpie population, Steve uses his forty years of experience working with children in social/emotional wellbeing to cultivate and underpin his writing. He blends the elements of heart, hope, humour and help to create children’s books that touch and tickle hearts.

  • Heart – heartfelt stories with elements of reality and meaning.
  • Hope – stories that nurture hope and a glimpse of a better tomorrow.
  • Humor – stories and poems that tickle toes and turn the giggle taps on.
  • Help – stories to touch on issues children face, providing a sense of empathy.

more-info-button-2Available for school visits, guest author in libraries, book signings, Staff PD, writer’s festivals, special occasions. 

One thousand Snapshots Trailer
Ling Li’s Lantern trailer

Maximus Trailer

Books for adults to support children with social and emotional wellbeing