Ruby Wishfingers Afternoon Tea!

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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.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/ruby-wishfingers-afternoon-tea-newcastle-region-library-tickets-29141154979

 

Ruby Wishfingers (3): Hide and Seek Launch!

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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!

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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!

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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!

Book Week 2016

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I had a wonderful time celebrating Book Week with local schools.

I even received a lovely surprise from one of them- a beautiful book of artwork made by kindergarten students inspired by my visit!

A couple of kids even dressed up as Ruby Wishfingers for their Book Week parades!

 

A Toad-ally Awesome Book Launch!

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Thank you!

A special thanks to Maclean’s Booksellers of Hamilton

And everyone who came along to help me celebrate the launch of

 Ruby Wishfingers (2) : Toad-ally Magic!

Lots of croaking, toad cupcakes and gorgeous toad craft-we had a toad-ally awesome time!

Newcastle Junior School Visit-Education Week 2016

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I had a lovely time at Newcastle Junior School this week as part of their Education Week celebrations.

I attended their assembly, joined a picnic and read Dinosaur Disco and The Bouncing Ball to the kids.

They had a wonderful art display in the library which included a brilliant Dinosaur Disco inspired mural! Thanks to all the staff, parents and students for having me!

 

Book Launch: Ruby Wishfingers (#2): Toad-ally Magic!

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Join me on

Saturday 13 August 2016 12pm

at

Maclean’s Bookshop, 69 Beaumont St Hamilton

for the launch of the second book in the Ruby Wishfingers series:

Ruby Wishfingers: Toad-ally Magic!

There will be a reading followed by craft and toad-ally awesome treats.

Free entry but please book a spot via Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/book-launch-with-deborah-kelly-national-bookshop-day-tickets-26675618493

 

July School Holiday Fun!

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Join me at Belmont Library on

Thursday 14th July 2-3pm for

An afternoon of Ruby Wishfingers fun!

There will be a reading from

Ruby Wishfingers: Skydancer’s Escape

as well as fun book related activities and some yummy treats.

Books available for purchase on the day-hope to see you there!