Illustrator / author / artist

An understory

An understory   Under the slanting light of an early Brisbane morning, a small girl stood on a wicker chair. Her face was pressed...

DoubleDay Publishing USA

My USA editor. I arrived good and early for my meeting at Random House, so that I could sit down to fidget. It turned out...

Maya and Cat

Walker Books Classroom ideas - click here *** The story behind Maya and Cat - click here *** Teachers pay Teachers Worksheet - click here __________________________________________________ Awards CBCA Notable 2019 NSW Premier’s...

Julie Danielson – Connecticut USA

As committed and dedicated as writers and illustrators are … the people who help promote our work equally deserve our recognition. I recently made acquaintance...

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...

Boomerang Books with Romi Sharp

Caroline Magerl – A Journey of the Heart An interview at Boomerang Books Blog By Romi Sharp I am so honoured to have had the opportunity to...

Children’s Writer’s Guild

Children's Writer's Guild The Children's Writer's Guild was brought to my attention by a friend. One thing led to another and now I am extremely...

Chris Beetles Gallery – London UK

Back in London, I ventured to the Chris Beetles gallery. The current exhibition was Michael Forman. His extraordinary career was on show in a floor to...

There are places you cannot go, except by bear.

Here is the story of my journey into Terra Incognita.   I found myself at my desk with a handful of old childhood photos. It is was an effort...

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...