The Writing Rehearsal

The other day, I spoke to a whole bunch of Grade 7/8. It was a big ask, keeping 13 and 14 year old’s amused for a full hour. Just before the talk, I had the random insight to show a video of David Mackintosh rehearsing...

Archie and the Bear launch, The Little Bookroom

Last Sunday, a bunch of bears and children (and parents) gathered at The Little Bookroom for a teddy bear's picnic, and a lot of Archie and the Bear fun! Thank you to Leesa and her wonderful parents for hosting this fabulous day. Happy Birthday, Archie and...

Archie and the Bear Newrybar Party!

We had so much fun this weekend, celebrating Archie and the Bear with a pile of kids at Newrybar Merchants. The sun smiled upon us, and gorgeous yellow blossoms bloomed in the trees. Gosh, it was perfect. I introduced Archie, and read David Mackintosh's words about...

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!...

Archie and the Bear

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...