Me and You wins Book of the Year!

Delighted to announce that my picture book Me and You has won Speech Pathology Australia’s

Book of the Year Award

For 3-5yrs.

I attended a wonderful ceremony in Brisbane to accept the award.

Huge thanks to Speech Pathology Australia, The State Library of QLD, my publisher Penguin Random House and illustrator Karen Blair.

Congratulations to all shortlisted and winning authors, illustrators and publishers!

ME AND YOU: School Holiday Fun!


Join me these holidays for a special story time with Newcastle Libraries.

I’ll be reading my new picture book ‘Me and You’ at:

Hamilton Library on Tuesday 3 October at 1030am


New Lambton Library on Thursday 5th October at 10am

Story time will be followed by craft.

Book will be available for purchase and signing on the day.

Hope to see you there!

Ruby Wishfingers 4 and 5 launch!

Join me to launch the latest books in the Ruby Wishfingers series:

King of the Castle and Funny Money

On Saturday 23 September 10am at Cardiff Library (Lake Macquarie, NSW).

A reading of the book will be followed by craft, games cupcakes and lots of fun!

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Call Cardiff Library (49 210 775) to book!

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