Jen Storer has written many acclaimed books for children, including the best-selling ‘Truly Tan’ series (illustrated by Claire Robertson, published by HarperCollins Publishers).

The entire eight-book series  was re-released in January 2023.

Truly Tan (book one) has been optioned for a live action film and is currently in development.

Her ‘Danny Best’ series (illustrated by Mitch Vane, published by HarperCollins Publishers) includes Danny Best: Full On!,  Danny Best: Never Wrong!, Danny Best: Me First!, and Danny Best: Watch This!

Jen is the author of the middle grade fantasy novels, Tensy Farlow and the Home for Mislaid Children (shortlisted for many awards including, the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards and the CBCA Book of the Year), The Accidental Princess (illustrated by Lucia Masciullo) and  The Fourteenth Summer of Angus Jack (illustrated by Lucinda Gifford). Jen’s ‘Crystal Bay’ series includes Quincy Jordan and Romy Bright.

She is also a picture book creator whose titles include the much loved, Clarrie’s Pig Day Out (illustrated by Sue deGennaro), Blue, the Builder’s Dog (illustrated by Andrew Joyner), and Wibble Wobble, (illustrated by Lisa Stewart).


Jen is also the founding director and ‘Chief Inspirationalist’ at girl & duck.com where she teaches the art (and business) of writing books for children.

Girl & Duck is a flourishing online community of children’s literature creators (authors, illustrators, publishers, editors, designers and enthusiasts) with members from all over the world including, Australia, Asia, the USA, Canada, the UK and Europe.

Jen’s extraordinary membership club, the Duck Pond, is adored by its members. The Duck Pond has has supported hundreds of creators and produced countless successes.

After decades of city living, Jen and her partner now live in a beautiful country town in Central Victoria, Australia.

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