Just the sky….
A little bit of news from me.
My Dad thinks He’s Funny has been shortlisted in the 2011 Children’s Choice Book Awards in the Picture Storybook category. You can check out its competition here.
My Dad Thinks He’s Funny was highly commended in the recent Australian Book Design Awards in the Children’s Picture Book category. Congratulations to its designers Donna Rawlins and Tom Jellett.
(Plus, I have just heard that Donna Rawlins will be designing my latest picture book Somebody’s House. Yay!)
My article One Planet, Many Many Worlds and Billions and Trillions and Zillions of Stories appears in the current edition of ACCESS (The Australian School Library Association Magazine) – Volume 25, Issue 2, 2011.
Meet the Author (me!) in the current edition of Book Beat (The Children’s Book Council Of Australia NSW Magazine)- Issue 2, 2011.
And back home in Adelaide I was in the paper with my children. Here’s the link.
On July 12 I leave Adelaide for a trip around Australia with my family. We’ve decided to follow the sun so will be spending most of our time in WA, NT and QLD. I will be presenting author talks and workshops along the way.
Due to some reshuffling I now have two more dates avaible for school visits in the NT. Darwin: Tuesday August 23, Alice Springs: Thursday September 15. Email me for info.
We have also decided to extend our trip by two weeks. (Why hurry back?) So this will open up a few new dates in QLD around Brisbane and the Gold Coast also.
Through the NT Writers Centre I’ll be conducting writing workshops in the Northern Territory for aspiring picture book authors. The dates are below and here’s the flyer with all the details.
Darwin: Saturday morning, August 27. Alice Springs: Wednesday evening, September 14. Tennant Creek: Friday Evening, September 9. Katherine: Saturday morning, August 20.
I best go pack.
See you on the road,