Footprints on the Moon

Footprints on the Moon

Footprints on the Moon – Review It’s 1969 and Sharnie has just started highschool. She feels like her world is changing too fast and in directions she doesn’t understand. Man is about to walk on the moon. War is raging in Vietnam and here in...

A visitor!

In this centenary year of Anzac Day, it’s not such a surprise that there are a few books on both sides of the Tasman about the Anzacs, but it was curious that the illustrators of these books (Max Berry and Bob Kerr) independently portrayed mateship in this same...

A-visiting I will go …

Today, I’m a guest on fellow-author and friend, Dee White’s blog about writing tips, for my five tips on writing picture books in general, and ‘Meet the Anzacs’ in particular. Pop over and say hello. 🙂

The thing about poetry

Sally Murphy recently released her new verse novel, Toppling (ill Rhian Nest James, pub Walker Books) and as part of her promotion, she invited guests to talk about poetry at her blog. There’s a month worth of poetry and thoughts about poetry over there. Worth a...