Illustrator / author / artist

Fundamentals Bookstore – Ohio USA

It is somewhat of an irony that I need solitude to create stories and images, but when the work is finished, it is sent...

Mazza Museum – Ohio USA

At the end of my speech came a question: “What comes first, the writing or the pictures?” Presenting at the beautiful Mazza Museum surrounded by...

Bank Street Bookstore – New York City

The day before my story time, I stopped in to meet the staff at Bank Street Bookstore. It was a good thing I did,...

The National Centre for Children’s Literature – Canberra Australia

(Dr Belle Alderman , Myself , Belinda Gamlin at the Lu Rees Archive in front of my past efforts) Lu Rees Archive has long supported me...

Asian Festival of Children’s Content – Singapore

  ASIAN FESTIVAL OF CHILDREN’S CONTENT 30 MAY – 6 JUNE 2015 NATIONAL LIBRARY BUILDING, SINGAPORE AFCC is a festival that brings together content creators and producers with parents, teachers,...

Sock Chook – Around the world with a three year old.

Past memories swim in my head and one in particular has become a focus; a trip 15 years ago when we traveled from Australia across America...

Seven Stories – Newcastle UK

My trip to the UK (The North) We set out from London with the usual circus of roundabouts and wrong turns. Our GPS was inhabited...

Picture Books : The brilliant little ships of the imagination.

Rosetta Books sits in the beautiful hinterland town of Maleny. It is one of those bookshops with an enveloping mood of quiet happiness. I can’t read in public...

Visiting my agent Ronnie Herman – New York City

We approached New York, guided by a GPS and car horns. This was to be the last leg of my tour but was already...

Marble Island – QLD Australia

When you ought to be wearing glasses, strange forebodings and wishful thinking lie over hard geography like a vapour. The senses do what they...