A Clean Desk

A Clean Desk

A Clean Desk   … well, to be perfectly honest … a clean-ER desk   … but nowhere near as clean as this one. I’ve just submitted a picture book manuscript and now the waiting begins. This story nearly killed me! Dramatic? A touch, perhaps, but I...

The countdown is on …

… only a few more days to get your Kookaburra entries in! We’ve had so many fabulous verses and pictures, it’s going to be tough to choose winners (if only we could award every single entry!). I love the different ways that young authors and...

Keep them coming!

There are two more weeks until the end of our kookaburra competition (scroll down for details). Tannya and I are so pleased that students and classes are creating kookaburra magic. There are so many talented young people out there sharing their work. Submitted artwork...

Kookaburras, cane toads and more

Kookaburra entries are coming in. Yesterday’s poetry offerings had me rolling about on the floor! Just the perfect thing for a wintry lockdown Wednesday. Keep them coming! My biography of Aussie Stem Star Georgia has hit bookshops around the country. It’s...

Kookaburra Competition

**IT’S COMPETITION TIME!** ATTENTION students, parents, teachers, librarians. It’s Kookaburra Competition time! Clear your desks and sharpen your tools. We have a writing competition AND an illustration competition. Submissions are invited from students for...