Robbie Yates is a children’s author based in Melbourne, Australia. Robbie enjoys the crunch of autumn leaves, and eating nostalgic childhood snacks.

With tertiary qualifications in the fields of education and psychology, and many years’ experience working with children who have additional social learning needs*, Robbie has a passion for writing texts that educate, as well as texts that entertain.

In his free time, Robbie likes to read stories written by excellent authors such as Roald Dahl, Andy Griffiths and J.K. Rowling. Robbie also likes to go geocaching, play board games, and have water-balloon fights.


*Robbie has been lucky enough to meet and work with hundreds of amazing students, some of whom happen to have diagnoses including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyspraxia, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.