Sharon Giltrow grew up in South Australia, the youngest of eight children, surrounded by pet sheep and fields of barley. She now lives in Perth, WA with her husband, two children and a tiny dog.
Sharon has taught for all of her career and has been a teacher of children who are hearing impaired and Deaf-Blind. She now teaches young children with Developmental Language Disorder.
Her humorous debut PB Bedtime Daddy, released May 2020 through EK books. Sharon’s follow up PB GET READY, MAMA! released through EK books in 2022. Her third and fourth PB, LET’S GO SHOPPING, GRANDMA! and LET’S GO TO THE BEACH, GRANDPA! are due to be released in 2023 and 2024 through Dixi Books.
Awarded The Paper Bird Fellowship for Writers in 2019, Sharon used this time to write SAMARA RUBIN AND THE UTILITY BELT, book one of her early middle grade series, which will be released in 2023 through Clear Fork Publishing. With book two TOBY KING AND THE UTILITY BELT to follow.
Sharon is represented by Fiona Johnson of Beyond Words Literary Agency.