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...
Update September 2020

Update September 2020

Update September 2020 Aussie Stem Stars: Georgia Ward-Fear is in the wild! From a young age, Georgia Ward-Fear always felt a connection to wild animals and even wilder places. Her conservation journey has seen her travel the world, empower young girls to become...
Update July 2020

Update July 2020

Update July 2020 Kookaburra Kookaburra is about to appear in the ‘real world’. Kookaburra, illustrated by Tannya Harricks and published in Walker Books Australia’s Nature Storybooks series follows a mother kookaburra as she and her family prepare for...
Update March 2020

Update March 2020

Update March 2020 Haywire Haywire, my first novel, has hit the bookshops! Haywire is based on the true story of the Dunera voyage and the internees who travelled to Australia from London to Hay, NSW, in 1940. Life in Germany in 1939 is not safe for 13 year old Max...