Johanna Bell

Johanna lives in Darwin with her partner, daughter and a backyard full of green tree frogs. Her writing career got off to a bumpy start when she was so busy composing a story in her head that she accidentally drove into the back of a taxi. It was while driving on a bumpy stretch of road outside Alice Springs that the beginnings of the Cheeky Dog books, took shape. Working with Dion has changed the way Johanna sees the world and tells stories.

 

Books by Johanna Bell

Too Many Cheeky Dogs (Bigismob Jigiwan Dog)

Published: June 2020

Rediscover this much loved book featuring the cheeky antics of dogs in a remote outback community, and experience Kriol, a lively language from the north of Australia.

Cheeky Dogs: To Lake Nash and Back

Published: June 2019

In this exuberant illustrated memoir, action-packed images and poetic words trace Dion Beasley's fascination with cheeky dogs and his unconventional journey into the world of contemporary art.

Too Many Cheeky Dogs

Published: November 2016

A cheeky, charming, paperback edition of the story about the naughty camp dogs from the creators of Go Home, Cheeky Animals!

Go Home, Cheeky Animals!

Published: April 2016

In this lively follow-up to Too Many Cheeky Dogs, the camp is invaded by all kinds of cheeky feral animals who are finally chased away by the resident cheeky dogs.

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