Month: August 2019

The next three months will be very busy ones for me as I finish writing three books, launch two books and do lots of talking about children’s literature and books!

Here’s a summary of the events. Hope you can join me.



Companion Book:  Story Time Stars: Favourite Characters from Australian Picture Books, 22 August 2019 to 9 February 2020, National Library of Australia,

BOOK READING, Heritage Heroes, CANBERRA WRITERS FESTIVAL, Sunday, 25 August, 11.30-12.30, National Library of Australia,

GUIDED TOUR AND BOOK SIGNING, STORY TIME EXHIBITION, Saturday, 31 August, 1.30 to 3.30, National Library of Australia, SCBWI members only

TEACHER LIBRARIANS CONFERENCE: CONNECTION THROUGH STORIES, Friday, 13 September, NSW Teachers Federation Centre, Centre for Professional Learning, Key Note Address: Connecting to Our History, In Conversation: National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature,

BOOK LAUNCH: STORY TIME STARS, Saturday, 28 September, 2 to 3 pm, ACT Libraries, Woden Library, Launched by Emeritus Professor Belle Alderman AM, Story Time Book Reading and Book Signing (more details to come)

BOOK LAUNCH: TROUBLE IN THE SURFSunday, 13 October, 11 am, National Library of Australia, book reading and signing. You can book for this even at: