Terry Denton is a writer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. His work is mainly humour-based cartoon style.
Terry Denton has illustrated more than 100 books, twenty of which he has also written. He won both the Multicultural Book of the Year and the Best Designed Picture Book in 1993. In 2003 and 2008 he was shortlisted for the Aurealis Award. His work has also won more than 40 children’s choice awards throughout Australia. In 2008 Just Shocking! won all six children’s choice awards in Australia. He has also been shortlisted by the CBCA many times. He has three children and is the owner of a back garden burial ground for dead pets.