bec nanayakkara

About Bec

Bec Nanayakkara is a children’s author. She has a handful of training and assessment qualifications, a diploma in youth work, and two-thirds of a psychology major - which she really will finish one day! She has worked in many different education settings, doing many different education and wellbeing type jobs.

Somewhere along the way, Bec discovered that the best way to teach anything is with a good story, and she has been writing ever since.

Bec lives in Armidale, NSW, with her husband and five children. She loves…

  • Curiosity
  • Finding inspiration in ordinary places
  • Watching her children play nicely
  • Sunny days
  • And of course, picture books!