I’m proud to say Lionel and Me was named a Notable book in the CBCA Book of the Year Awards and was also Shortlisted in the Early Childhood category.


To celebrate this and to showcase my social history picture books, I’ll be visiting several libraries in country Victoria and New South Wales over the next few weeks.






Thursday 11 May – 11.00 a.m. Baby Rhyme and Storytime at Echuca Library
Saturday 13 May – 11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. Family Storytime & The Importance of Picture Books at Mildura Library
Thursday 18 May – 10.00 a.m. Stories behind the Stories – Peterborough School and Community Library
Friday 19 May – 11.30 Toddler Time followed by school sessions on Social History in Picture Books – Burnside Library, Adelaide
Monday 22 May – 10.30 a.m. Social History in Picture Books – Murray Bridge Library
Tuesday 23 May – Visiting Collins Booksellers Warrnambool to sign books