archie and the bear arrived

Archie and the Bear has arrived

I received THIS beautiful book in the mail today - an advance copy of ARCHIE AND THE BEAR. I couldn't be more thrilled. The quality of the paper alone is enough to make me so proud of this book. Yay for David Mackintosh and me!...

Blogging for Writers, Byron Bay Writers Festival

What started as an online diary, to be shared with friends and family, has flourished as an effective means for individuals and businesses to connect with readers. Bloggers develop strong online communities, which lead to unlimited opportunities, as well as genuine friendships. Having a blog helps...

New series with Bonnier Publishing

It's not every day you get an email offering you a four book deal with Bonnier Publishing Australia! On Friday, I received confirmation that Bonnier Publishing Australia will publish the first four books from my series for early readers, [working title] TIGGY AND THE MAGIC PAINTBRUSH. I...

Korean and Simplified Chinese Rights sold for Archie and the Bear

It's a good news week when you hear that both Korean and simplified Chinese rights have sold for your next book nearly a year before it hits the Australian shelves! Archie and the Bear will be published by Dolphin Media, China and Lime Co., an imprint of Prunsoop...

eleanor

Too Busy Sleeping off to China!

Anna Pignataro and I were very excited to learn that the simplified Chinese rights have been sold to Shanxi, and will be published in 18 months. Eleanor will be seeing China before I do! I am a bit jealous...

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....