Welcome to my website. I hope you enjoy learning a little about me and the books I have written.I think I am very lucky – what could be a better job than writing books for children. I love writing all children’s books but picture books are my favourite. As well as writing, I love making school and library visits and doing bookshop signings and attending festivals.
Just released – Bob the Railway Dog – illustrated by Andrew McLean, Published by Black Dog Books. See below for Adelaide launch details!
The Adelaide launch of Bob the Railway Dog will take place on Sunday 23rd August at 2.00 p.m. at the National Railway Museum, 76 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide. rsvp for catering: email@example.com – train lovers, dog lovers, book lovers and children especially welcome. Come and meet ‘Tarn’ – he looks exactly like Bob.
A story for every child who has ever dared to dream…
Illustrated by Sebastian Ciaffaglione, Published by Black Dog Books.
Never doubt just how special you are. A love letter to baby.
Hey Mum, do you know how much I love you?
The Dog on the Tuckerbox is the story of Australia’s pioneers; the bullockies who worked the rough tracks, and of one dog’s unwavering loyalty to her master.
Illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe, Published by Black Dog Books
Chasing Shadows – Everyone feels sad sometimes, but when sadness lingers, shadows appear. Some of us, even children, chase shadows. Will a wriggly, mischievous surprise help Beth chase her shadows away?
Illustrated by Hannah Sommerville Published by Ford Street Publishing
There was a time when for tuppence you could ride on the back of an elephant at a zoo. Queenie was one such elephant.
Illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe, Published by Black Dog Books, Australia and Candlewick Press USA
The paperback edition of ‘Queenie: One Elephant’s Story’ will be out in January and was launched at the Melbourne Zoo by The Hon. Ryan Smith, Minister for the Environment.