CBCA Notable Book 2017!


Ruby Wishfingers: Skydancer’s Escape

has been selected as a notable book in this year’s

Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards!

Congratulations to all those listed!


BOOK LAUNCH – ‘Me and You’


Join me to celebrate the release of my brand new picture book

Me and You!

Illustrated by Karen Blair and published by Penguin, Me and You celebrates all the special people in a child’s life, and all the wonderful fun things they do together.

When: Saturday 25th Feb 2017, 2-3pm

Where: Belmont Library, 19 Ernest St Belmont

What: A reading of the book followed by craft, games and yummy treats!

RSVP to Belmont Library on: (02) 4945 4329

Ruby Wishfingers Afternoon Tea!


Join me for a magical Ruby Wishfingers afternoon tea these school holidays!

Monday 16 January, 2pm Wallsend Library or
Friday 20 January, 2pm City Library

I’ll be reading from the first three books in the Ruby Wishfingers series. there will be games and craft as well as yummy food. Books available for purchase and signing on the day.

Thanks to Newcastle Region Libraries and Maclean’s Booksellers!

Please book your spot via Eventbrite as spaces are limited.



Ruby Wishfingers (3): Hide and Seek Launch!


Join me for the launch of the third book in the Ruby Wishfingers series: Hide and Seek!

When: Saturday November 12th 2016, 2-3pm

Where: Belmont Library, 19 Ernest St Belmont NSW

There will be a reading of the book followed by games, prizes, giveaways and yummy treats!

Books available for purchase and signing on the day.

Thanks to Lake Macquarie Libraries, Wombat books and Maclean’s Booksellers.


Lunch with the Stars 2016!


I had a wonderful day with kids from Kahiba Public School at this year’s CBCA Lunch with the Stars event.

More than 100 kids from 14 different schools talked books with authors and illustrators.

Kahiba school made a gorgeous centrepiece for our table: Ruby Wishfingers at the Dinosaur Disco -where the dinosaurs had brilliant Haiku poetry written on the back of them!

 A huge thanks to all the participants, organisers and sponsors of this fabulous event!

Sydney story time!


Join me for story time at The Children’s Bookshop in Beecroft on

Tuesday 6th September 2016 at 9.45am.

I’ll be reading Dinosaur Disco (Random House 2015)

as well as some of my other picture books.

Hope to see you there!