Illustrator / author / artist

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,...

A book to dim the light of this world, just enough...

I came across a quote by Charles Jonson, ‘Without emotion, art is lifeless, without intellect it is shapeless’. Emotion is the great driver in creative...

Bilby Awards

I am grateful to have been given the opportunity to create the 2017 bilby mascot for the BILBY AWARDS BOOKS I LOVE BEST YEARLY The BILBY Awards...

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...

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...

Characters

Characters                             Something that interests me greatly, is the life of characters beyond the small lit stage of a picture book.

Creation of a book trailer

This book trailer was in collaboration with a group of very gifted people and some very excellent friends. . *****Click on Image below to see the...

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...

The singing teacher’s cat

  Revisiting my diaries from my time in Canberra. I came across drawings of the cat that belonged to my daughter's singing teacher. I had a good...

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...