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Thank you CBCA Northern Sydney!
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Thank you CBCA Northern Sydney!
August 10, 2017 0
Recently I was invited to chat to the incredible group at the CBCA Northern Sydney sub-branch! Thank you to the wonderful group for hosting me and the kind words. I love chatting about all things Premier’s Reading Challenge and also about my writing, something I don’t get a chance to do that often. It’s such […]
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August is a BIG month!
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August is a BIG month!
August 10, 2017 0
Folks, I’ve been away for a little while – running the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge is super-busy and very enjoyable for someone who loves and works with kids books. So August snuck up on me – there are some new stories out in the Ella and Olivia series! Note Perfect was released a month ago […]
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Adventures on Australia Day
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Adventures on Australia Day
February 28, 2017 0
This year I was the guest of my good friend, the author Susanne Gervay in her role as an Australia Day Ambassador. We headed to Deniliquin and Conargo shires and had a wonderful road trip exploring the local communities. I can’t thank the locals enough for their warm custom and Susanne for being the Thelma […]
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I’m a happy camper! New book out January!
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I’m a happy camper! New book out January!
December 28, 2016 0
Greetings, earthlings! Today was marvellous. It’s high summer in Sydney. And where else to celebrate the launch of my brand new book: ELLA AND OLIVIA: HAPPY CAMPERS than at a gorgeous little bookshop by the beach. My lovely friends at Beachside Bookshop in Avalon on Sydney’s northern beaches organised an Ella and Olivia workshop to […]
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Festival fun in the lead-up to Book Week
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Festival fun in the lead-up to Book Week
August 14, 2016 0
Friends, I’ve had a busy patch. In fact, it’s never NOT busy! This week was wonderful though – I had a lovely experience with the Abbotsleigh Literary Festival. I indulged, I signed, I chatted to HUGE readers, and witnessed one of the most incredible Book Week costume parades I’ve ever seen! Thank you to all […]
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The Big Book of Ella and Olivia!
Ella and Olivia, Writing
The Big Book of Ella and Olivia!
July 19, 2016 0
Folks, I’ve been busy…behind the scenes I’m working on some very exciting projects with wonderful authors and illustrators with the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge (are YOU participating?). So I was thrilled to find these beauties waiting for me in the post – it’s the BIG BOOK OF ELLA AND OLIVIA – 8 favourites in one! […]
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Shooting goals for a good cause
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Shooting goals for a good cause
May 30, 2016 0
I recently had the chance to fundraise for a cause extremely close to a lot of our hearts. I would love to thank the Northern Suburbs Netball Association and all the netballers and their families that supported our fundraising drive for breast cancer awareness. Thanks for the incredible Pink Netball Day…so many netballers and their […]
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A YABBA-DABBA shortlisting!
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A YABBA-DABBA shortlisting!
May 1, 2016 0
I’m super thrilled and very proud to announce that ELLA AND OLIVIA: SPORTS CARNIVAL has been shortlisted for the 2016 Yabba Award, by the children of Victoria. I’m in totally amazing company – Michael Gerard Bauer, Emily Rodda (EMILY RODDA!), Anh Do, Aaron Blabey and Nick Bland. Cannot believe it. This story is genuinely one […]
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Netball Fever!
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Netball Fever!
February 7, 2016 0
There is nothing that gives me more joy than receiving finished copies of my books. I’m particularly excited about my new book out this week – Ella and Olivia: NETBALL FEVER! This is one of my favourite topics (I’m a sports nut) and I was a mad netballer in my youth. It’s dedicated to my […]
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Brave new work year, brave new work space
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Brave new work year, brave new work space
January 9, 2016 0
Happy New Year one and all! I hope that you’re off to a great start with whatever you’re reading and writing (I just finished ‘The Nightingale’ by Kristin Hannah, given to me by a dear friend. Have a newfound interest in the French Resistance.). I also watched ‘Something’s Gotta Give’ for the umpteenth time while […]
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