Jim Haynes

Jim Haynes has travelled far and wide to meet and interview the people whose stories make up his books. Before becoming a professional entertainer, song writer and verse writer in 1988, Jim taught writing, literature, history and drama in schools and universities from outback NSW to Britain and back again. He is the author of many Great Australian titles, including books on railways, aviation and horse racing. His is one of the country's most prolific and successful Australian authors.

Books by Jim Haynes

The Great Australian Book of Limericks

Published: December 2010

A bumper collection of all the very best limericks - the witty and the whimsical, the chaste and the crass, from simple from childhood versions to the very adult ones.

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