Hey cHEwY gum gums (That’s what I call my fans)

Thanks for visiting my website ūüôā

I’m Oliver Phommavanh, funny children’s author, comedian and primary school teacher. I write stories that make¬†you¬†laugh and cry (because you’ll be laughing too much!)

I’ve got a story in Total Quack Up! Help support Dymocks Children’s Charities.

Natural Born Loser is out now!

NEW BOOK Don’t Follow Vee coming out May 2019

The Other Christy is a CBCA Notable Book for younger readers and shortlisted for YABBA, KOALA and REAL awards, and the 2018 Adelaide Festival Awards of Literature and WAYRBA younger readers too!

I’m also featured in the anthology, Rich and Rare, out now!

Thai-riffic and Con-nerd are in the KOALA Hall of Fame! 


I’m also featured in the anthology, Things a Map won’t show you! Out now!


You can buy them from all great bookstores or online at Booktopia

Praise for Con-nerd.

‘Must read. Getting geeky is no longer freaky.’ -K Zone magazine

‘4 stars’-Mania magazine

CON-NERD is a book that will make you
laugh and cry, and certainly entertains- Gold Coast Bulletin
Con-nerd deals with the pressure of school and family expectations in a down to earth, gently funny way-Bookseller and Publisher magazine.
In only his second novel, the young Thai-Australian ticks all the boxes for a winning kids book a strong lead character, an easily identifiable story
and a healthy dose of humour.- West Australian.
No other authors tell the modern Asian-Australian story quite like Oliver Phommavanh, with his eloquent mix of humour, depth and understanding.-
The Sun Herald.

Geek out with this book!

You can leave a comment on any page, so feel free to write back!

I’m also available to visit schools across Australia, check the events page for more info!

“The only way to describe Oliver P is comic, optimistic, imaginative and a nerd. The whole entire atmosphere

changes around us with Oliver‚Äôs presence. He inspires all of us with his writing skills and positive attitude.”


Ashwin, Westmead PS

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Room to Read

I’m proud to support Room to Read, a great non-profit organisation that reaches out to kids all over the world with books and giving them the power of literacy. To find out more, click on their logo or at my links.

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