Guest at Children’s Book Academy Blog

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
Presenting at Sandcliffe Writers Festival photo courtesy of Jo Hoffman “One of the best parts of running the Children’s Book Academy is seeing the beautiful books that our students make. This one is from June Perkins who took our Self-Publishing with Crowdfunding course, co-taught by Jed Alexander and myself.…

Magic Fish Dreaming at the Big Draw

It was a brilliant weekend reading some of the work from Magic Fish Dreaming, at the Big Draw, at the State Library.  This marked the first public appearance where Helene and I shared samples of the book.  Heidi, our designer, worked on three pages especially for this event. Perched comfortably in a super red storyContinue reading “Magic Fish Dreaming at the Big Draw”

Thank You Dear Backers All

‘Thank you dear backers all’ sing the Magic Fish Dreaming Team. ‘We hold you in high esteem For believing in our book dream. We plan to do you proud And thank you beautiful crowd for answering our kickstarter call. Bless you – one and all.’ ** Honour Blog Roll Yvonne Mes Dimity Powell Tahirih Twyford AnilContinue reading “Thank You Dear Backers All”

Beyond Caterpillar Days: Sneak Peek

So, so exciting! Super, super busy! I think I need a pair of butterfly wings! Flap, flap. Above is our second last sneak peak of the enchanting illustrations by Helene before the launch. Just one more reveal! No poem to reveal, as you’ll see that in the book.  Wow, our caterpillar book is about toContinue reading “Beyond Caterpillar Days: Sneak Peek”

After the Kickstarter: Progress Report 1

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
A big thank you to all those who supported Magic Fish Dreaming. Since the kickstarter finished, Helene presented June and the team with a story board of all the illustrations in pencil outline, that she was proposing for the book. After some fruitful and constructive consultation this was approved…