Gregg Dreise Presents

It was a wonderfully dynamic, interactive, educational and personal guest presentation by Gregg Dreise, an award winning illustrator and writer of books like Silly Birds and Mad Magpie, at the recent Book Links AGM at the State Library of Queensland. Gregg is a descendant of the Kamilaroi tribe, from south-west Queensland and north-west New South Wales.Continue reading “Gregg Dreise Presents”

The Fix- it-Man

ISBN  9781925335347   Hardcover Picture Book   EK Books Endorsed by Paradise Kids It is a challenge to cover the deeper topics in life for young children in a way that is relatable, honest and caring, but Dimity Powell’s The Fix -it-Man sets out to do just that.   Nicky Johnston’s gentle, joyful and equally caring illustrations take theContinue reading “The Fix- it-Man”

Dimity Powell – How to Launch a Children’s Book About Loss

Today’s special guest is Dimity Powell who will share her journey to create the picture book The Fix-it-Man.   I first met Dimity through an online writing group, where all the participants wrote every Monday morning, and we left messages in a facebook space on our writing progress and challenges.  I then interviewed her byContinue reading “Dimity Powell – How to Launch a Children’s Book About Loss”

Blog Blasting The Fix-it-Man

Welcome to my contribution to the The Fix-it-Man blog blast! You can find more sneak peak posts  and sneak reviews TODAY at all the following super cool online spaces where people review and interview authors.   Kids’ Book Review – Tania McCartney – review Creative Kids’ Tales – Georgie Donaghey – + Tours at theContinue reading “Blog Blasting The Fix-it-Man”

CYA Conference – 10 Year Anniversary

CYA was; brilliant, entertaining, informative and educational.  I enjoyed catching up with talented artists and writers such as award winning Katrin Dreiling and Helene Magisson and listening to the amazing Morris Gleitzman. I did my first ever in person pitches to editors and agents. They were friendly, constructive, and helpful. I’m going to be busyContinue reading “CYA Conference – 10 Year Anniversary”