Tag Archives: Australian children’s books

How to write a picture book … on tour with ‘Samuel’s Kisses’

My guest blogger is Australian author, Karen Collum who, this week, celebrates the launch of her first picture book, Samuel’s Kisses. Mother to three beautiful boys, with a baby girl about to join the family this month, Karen is passionate … Continue reading

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Once upon a time in a far away place… PART 1

In conversation with Angela Sunde, Australian children’s author … “I love fairytales. There’s something timeless and classic about their stories. Pond Magic is proof of this – a thoroughly modern setting and cast with a familiar ring of magic and … Continue reading

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‘Pond Magic’ blog tour coming tomorrow!

AUSTRALIAN AUTHOR, Angela Sunde‘s new Aussie Chomp book, Pond Magic (for 10-12 year olds), has just been released. The book will have its very own blog tour via the sites of other Australian authors below. This site will also host … Continue reading

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Charlie and the Red Hot Chilli Pepper – OUT NOW!

My second chapter book this year is out NOW! Charlie and the Red Hot Chilli Pepper is published by Pearson Australia in their new Primary School fiction series, CHAPTERS. It’s suitable for 8-9 year olds. To purchase copies: CLICK HERE

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Juggling and ‘Princess Clown’

Ask any author and they’ll tell you – when you write books you will sometimes end up going to the strangest places and doing the oddest things while you write your book. For one thing, you become intrigued in the … Continue reading

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‘Charlie & the Red Hot Chilli Pepper’ up-date

Looks like Charlie and the RHCP will be released in July 2010. Click for more about the story. Available in July from Pearson Australia.  CLICK for details. Here’s what the cover looks like.

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Kate Forsyth … Turning Grit into Pearls Part 2

Today, we continue talking to Kate Forsyth about her writing… SG: Welcome back, Kate. Your fantasy stories are hugely popular for all ages. You’ve said fantasy has the ability to open up the ‘big topics’ so children are able to … Continue reading

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