Another visitor! It’s Beyond Belief

It may not be ideal to launch a new novel in the middle of a pandemic, but there are worse things. Like being a Jewish child in Nazi-occupied Paris in WWII. Dee White’s new middle-grade novel, ‘Beyond Belief’ introduces us to Ruben, who is living...

No Small Shame

‘From the harshness of a pit village in Scotland to the upheaval of wartime, No Small Shame tells a moving story of love and duty, loyalty and betrayal, and confronting the past before you can seek a future.’ In ‘No Small Shame’ Mary travels...

There Was an Old Sailor

Last year, ‘There Was an Old Sailor’ was released with a fresh new cover. The original was published Feb 1 2010. I had planned a birthday celebration, but yano, things happened.     As a belated Happy 10th Birthday to my rosy-cheeked sailor, I’ve...

Anzac resources

Anzac Day is fast approaching and it’s going to look different this year, particularly for teachers and students. ‘Meet the Anzacs’ is a nonfiction narrative picture book about how Australia put together a first national army to fight in WWI. There...

Time travel

Today, I’m visiting Allison Tait’s Writing for Kids blog, talking about time travelling to the past. I talk about what it was like to research Haywire, a novel set in 1939 and 1940, and the things that helped me ‘inhabit’ another world. I...