Great White Shark

Great White Shark

Great White Shark ready for release Books, as I may have mentioned in the past, take a long time to take form. There are so many people involved, there are so many elements to consider. But it’s so fabulous when they finally get here. I have just received the...
Mina and the Whole Wide World

Mina and the Whole Wide World

Mina and the Whole Wide World – Sherryl Clark Verse novels are having a bit of a moment and it’s lovely to see. I’ve long been a fan of this story form and of Sherryl Clark’s work. Poetry is often seen as a complex form, inaccessible to all but...
Update June 2021

Update June 2021

Update June 2021 Treasure! Treasure, illustrated by Tull Suwannakit and published by Scholastic, was released on April 1. It is the story of what happens after Charlie finds a bag of pirates in the grass outside his home. He takes them in, feeds them and cleans them...
Happy World Oceans Day!

Happy World Oceans Day!

Happy World Oceans Day How wonderful are our oceans? From the beach to the rock pools to the deep dark trenches, there is so much to love, so much to wonder at. Perhaps it’s not such a surprise that the ocean has been a feature of many of my books. It’s...
Historical Fiction Award Shortlist

Historical Fiction Award Shortlist

Historical Fiction Award Shortlist Well, this is exciting! Haywire is on the shortlist for Book Links Queensland’s inaugural historical fiction award. Details here! If you’re looking for me, I’m off dancing...