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What’s special about a Picture Book?

What’s special about a Picture Book?

December 11th 2020 Picture Books combine words and pictures in a book format and can be used by teachers in many and varied ways.  They are often written for young children as a narrative and children follow the story by using the pictures as visual cues, even before...

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What is your “Why?”

What is your “Why?”

I've spent the last few days observing people to try to understand why they do what they do and how they do it.Understanding your 'why' is, in my opinion, the most important thing you can do in your life. Why do you teach children? Why do you read books? Why do you...

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Welcome to 2021!

Welcome to 2021!

As we quietly celebrated another new year, 2021 started with wonderful exchanges of hugs (thankfully) and messages with family and friends, both in Australia and across the world.  A simple scan of the messages confirmed to me that we really all want the same...

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…..and so this is Christmas!

…..and so this is Christmas!

December 23rd 2020. After a year where I spent 110 days in lockdown due to COVID19 and focussed on my new book, Willliam said “Wow!, we emerged, just in time for the  pre-Christmas rush. Christmas this year has taken on a new significance and while I have so...

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Do you have a William and is William a real boy?

Do you have a William and is William a real boy?

Do you have a William? and is William a real boy? These are questions that I am often asked. After all, many readers know that Leo’s Moon was based on my grandson, Leo with a view to make his world a better place and his future a little brighter. But while I don’t...

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Leo’s Moon – What prompted you to write the book?

Leo’s Moon – What prompted you to write the book?

Nov 15 2020 One night, while on the road to visit Leo, my young grandson, my husband commented on the very large full moon that shone that night and how it almost looked sad. As we travelled, I began thinking about the one most valuable legacy that I could leave Leo...

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