Apart from the wonderful sites Istanbul has to offer, one thing I cannot help noticing is the number of cats there are living on the streets. The difference here though Read the rest of this entry »
I am thrilled that The Wishbird has been shortlisted for both the Yabba Awards and the Australian Book Read the rest of this entry »
At last I am saying goodbye to Pearlie. Checking final pages for ‘Pearlie’s Ghost’ Book 4 in the Our Australian Girl series before it goes to print. Publication date is September 26th.
Sad to be leaving her but very happy that she is on her own now.
I hope you like her story. xx
August is a huge month for children’s authors and illustrators. It’s called Children’s Book Week, but really should be renamed Book Month!
Kids’ Authors and illustrators are driving around the country visiting schools and talking up books, enthusing kids with the love of reading.
It’s a necessary part of the job and I do love it. Read the rest of this entry »
The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) (May 30- June 4) is a wonderful festival held each year in Singapore with speakers from all around the world including Australia, New Zealand, USA, Korea, UK, Japan Read the rest of this entry »
The writer’s life is as unstable as walking along the edge of a cliff. Once you begin the journey though, there is no way back.
Imagination. Our most
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