Too Busy Sleeping on Story Box Library

Well, this is very exciting! A dream I never thought would come true for my first book! Story Box Library have recorded a video of Emily Barrett reading Too Busy Sleeping, and it's adorable. Watch the teaser here: Too Busy Sleeping - Teaser. Or go to Story Box Library to watch...

Too Busy Sleeping book tour

And so the tour is done and dusted! You can read the ins and out here. Thank you to all the wonderful libraries, bookshops and schools who hosted events and provided support. And thank you to the lovely parents for bringing their lovely kids along. I...

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  ...

Too Busy Sleeping release

It's the first day of Spring in Australia. And the first day of my life as a children's author. I am so over the moon to send my first book Too Busy Sleeping out into the world!   Too Busy Sleeping, illustrated by Anna Pignataro and published by Little...

Too Busy Sleeping

Eleanor longs to play with her baby brother, but newborn Reuben is always asleep. Will Eleanor wear out with waiting? First-time author Zanni Louise has been paired with award-winning illustrator Anna Pignataro, whose watercolour and collage illustrations create a warm domestic backdrop for this sensitively told...