Crying in the Car – NSW launch

It was the NSW launch of Crying in the Car last night. I’ve put my speech below for those of you who are interested. I need to thank the incredible hospitality and warmth of Maclean’s Booksellers who were just marvellous. Also, my family and friends for coming, and for spending up huge at the cash…

Some Writing News

  The above picture was taken on the day I was re-writing my picture book. I was working off the existing manuscript on my laptop screen and then writing (by hand) on paper the elements I wanted to keep, thus leaving a very different book than it was before. I can only do this with…

VERY special offer to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Surprise!

It’s now officially spring! Hooray! Another thing that’s special about September is that it’s almost October – and this October is the fifth anniversary of the release of Surprise! Can you believe it? Five years. Incredible. Over that time, I’ve seen it on bookshelves around the country (and overseas) – in libraries, and in the home. I’ve…