April 19, 2024

Richard Gunther

Richard Gunther

Born and raised in Canterbury, Richard is a writer, illustrator, and freelance graphic designer, who has produced graphics for educational materials, magazines and websites. He has also designed comics for several national publications and originated his own magazine, New Zealand Mighty Mag.



Richard has written and illustrated many children’s books and his Weather Watch New Zealand, co-illustrated with Karsten Schneider, was nominated in the 2008 New Zealand Post Bof Awads for Children and Young Adults.  He has written or illustrated over 190 books and has contributed much of his work to JellybeanAcademy as well as other on-line book publishers such as Lambsongs of New Zealand.  We are very grateful for his talent and generosity and hope his illustrantions and writings bring a smile and warmth to your heart!