Category Archives: Australian children’s picture books

Kids-Book review of A Christmas Tail

Donna and I are so chuffed. We have just received another lovely review for our co-authored children’s picture book, A Christmas Tail. The review is by Anastasia of  Kids-bookreview, a well respected children’s literature and book review site. Without further … Continue reading

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Meet Donna Smith, co-author of A Christmas Tail

Donna Smith, my co-author of our newly released children’s Christmas book, A Christmas Tail dropped by Spider Ink Press during the week. During our fabulous cyber launch celebration on Monday 2 December you may have ‘discovered’ a little more about … Continue reading

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Chatting with Aaron Pocock, illustrator of A Christmas Tail

Aaron Pocock, the very talented illustrator of  our children’s Christmas picture book, A Christmas Tail drops by Spider Ink Press today. You will also see Aaron sketch (via YouTube) one of the characters from our book. So please pop on … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tail eBook special Offer ends Fri 6 Dec.

A Christmas Tail Cyber Launch eBOOK special 2-6 Dec 2013 ONLY iTunes Amazon Only 4 days left eBOOK From  now until  midnight EST Friday, 6 December 2013 A Christmas Tail  is available half price for eBook purchases. NOW $4.99 for … Continue reading

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Cyber book launch of A Christmas Tail happening NOW

Hi everyone. I am soooo excited.  The cyber book launch of A Christmas Tail co-authored by Donna Smith and myself has just started. Please drop by any time today, and don’t forget to leave a comment so we know who … Continue reading

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Logan Art Gallery Store: meet the artists

If you live in Brisbane, Logan or SE Queensland and you love unique gifts and collectables, please visit Logan Art Gallery Store at their special event: meet the artists. THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2013 5.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. The Logan … Continue reading

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Meet the characters of An Aussie Year

An Aussie Year written by the talented Tania McCartney, with gorgeous illustrations by Tina Snerling, is now on a virtual blog tour. And today Tania and Tina, as well as Ned, Lily, Zoe, Kirra and Matilda, the characters of An … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tail features in CKT’s October Pitch Ya Book!

A Christmas Tail, co-authored by Donna Smith and ME!, is featured this month in Creative Kids Tales’s Pitch Ya Book. The gorgeous illustrations are by Aaron Pocock. The other books featured this month are: Sue Whiting’s A Swim in the … Continue reading

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Bestselling author signs with small publisher

Last week I chatted with best selling children’s author, Nicky Johnston about her writing journey, and the inspiration behind her third book, Actually I Can. It is an inspiring story and I thought you might like to find out how … Continue reading

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Actually I Can by Nicky Johnston

Actually, I Can – Written and illustrated by Nicky Johnston ISBN: 9780 98709 2670 Paperback Subjects: Anxiety in children Picture book 32 pages Published by Rough Draft 2013 Being a worry bunny often stops Connor from having fun. He wishes … Continue reading

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