Archie and the Bear

I am very excited to reveal the cover of my next picture book, Archie & The Bear, illustrated by the formidable David Mackinstosh. Archie will be released next August with Little Hare....

Blogging workshop, Bumbuku Creatives Workshop Series, Amsterdam

Today I had the pleasure of running the first workshop in the Bumbuku Creatives Workshop Series in Amsterdam. Bumbuku Creatives are an Amsterdam based collective who partner with socially and environmentally responsible companies. I am their copywriter. The workshop series is designed to help inspire and educate...

Book making workshop, The Free School, Netherlands

We had a wonderful morning at the Vrije School in De Bilt, The Netherlands in June making and crafting books. I ran three separate workshops for the English classes: 7-8 year olds, 8-9 year olds and 10-12 year olds. The younger group made twig books, and then...

Too Busy Sleeping a CBCA Notable Book

I couldn't be more thrilled that Too Busy Sleeping has been listed as a CBCA Notable Book for 2016! This is the longlist for Australia's most prestigious children's literary awards. The shortlist is announced in May. Fingers crossed! You can see the full list here: https://cbca.org.au/notables-2016...

Bookmaking & Storycraft at DTLL Workshops

  This holidays, Anna and I will host a bookmaking and storycraft workshop for kids at the lovely DTLL Workshop in Brookvale, Sydney. Kids will learn how to make and bind their very own book. We will help kids develop their story, including creating characters, setting and plot....

Writers In The Park Festival, Sydney

This school holidays, Anna and I will be at the Writers in The Park Festival at Centennial Park in Sydney. Join us at 10.30am for storytelling and craft. Other writers and illustrators at the festival include Pamela Allen, Sarah Davis, Jessica Rowe and Libby Hathorn. www.scbwiaustralianz.com  ...