SINGAPORE STUDENTS

Saturday 25th a flight to Singapore where I stayed with a friend. It was great to relax in the sun, have a swim and recharge myself for 13 presentations at the Australian International School. Librarian Jennifer Kennedy organised three days Read More …

BRISBANE BOOK WEEK

I was invited to talk at Brisbane schools this year through Speakers Ink. Because I didn’t know the Brisbane area, I thought it would be fun to catch trains. I was very impressed with the train and bus service, and Read More …

MAROUBRA MAGIC

The next day I gave a talk at Maroubra Junction Public School with excited Year 1 and Year 2 children. Thanks to The Children’s Bookshop Speakers Agency and Susan Mirrow for booking me. I was amazed at some of the questions Read More …

Belrose Book Day

A wonderful day at Belrose Public School on their dress-up Book Day. The teachers joined in the fun and were dressed as witches, wizards and fairies. My audience were colourful in all their animal costumes and book characters. Thanks Kirsten Read More …

Fun Festival

The Kids & YA Festival, Saturday 25th June was a great success. Aleesah Darlison was the fabulous Festival Director, and the NSW Writers’ Centre staff did a wonderful job. There were 36 authors and illustrators and ten sessions throughout the Read More …

Thanks to Karl Ammann

Karl Ammann captured a magic moment in my life when I had a wonderful encounter with two cheetahs in Kenya, Africa. This fabulous photograph has been my ‘signature’ for all my schools and festival promotions and featured on the front Read More …