Update: Competition finished. Congratulations Nicole from St Clair! One gorgeous picture book coming your way! Your chance to win a copy of Have You Seen A Tree For Me? For my next children’s book giveaway, I am giving away a copy of Have You Seen A Tree For Me? Written by Koala expert Sarah Eccleston… Continue reading Kids Book Giveaway #2 – Have You Seen A Tree For Me?
I was pretty excited to get my hands on Have You Seen A Tree For Me. My sister, Jenni Goodman illustrated it! The story was written by koala expert from Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Sarah Eccleston. You don’t have to think back far to remember the horrible bushfires around Australia in 2019 and early 2020 and… Continue reading Have You Seen A Tree For Me – Picture Book Review
Even all the tough guys and girls around the world need a good night sleep. There are so many important things for your little superheroes to do everyday. Sometimes they are astronauts. Sometimes race car drivers. Sometimes cowboys or cowgirls. Even [Insert your little one’s go-to superhero responsibility here]. After all this heroic work, one… Continue reading Goodnight Little Tough Guy – Picture Book Review
I work full time. I have a family. That doesn’t leave a whole lot of spare time. But if you were sitting near me on the bus, you’d see me tapping away on my phone. Most days, just making a small bit of progress on my latest story. Inching towards my dream of becoming published.… Continue reading What am I doing?
The Other Brother by Penny Jaye and illustrated by Heidi Cooper Smith is a story that follows Jayden James. His comfy and familiar world is thrown out of rhythm by the arrival of an adopted / foster brother. Jayden James’ sisters are excited about having Mitchell David, a cute, new little brother. But Jayden James is struggling. The change… Continue reading The Other Brother – Picture book review
Oh yes! I’m excited! Plain Fridays are pretty good as they are. So is ice-cream. But why not add sprinkles? Well, let’s add some sprinkles to your Friday! Today is the first of what I hope will be a regular giveaway. This month, I’ll be giving away a copy of the chapter book for kids… Continue reading Giveaway #1
I’ll have to start the giveaway next week. I’m not ready! The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey will be the first giveaway.
A sweet three-legged dog called Three explores his world with a curious mind, a thankful heart and a positive attitude. Three, by Stephen Michael King starts out with a gorgeous three-legged dog called Three going through life with a hop, skip and a jump and lead by his curiosity of his world. No matter what… Continue reading Three – Picture Book Review
Several years ago, I would come home after a day of coding at my job as an Android app developer. After dinner, I would normally blob in front of the TV. I wasn’t even really enjoying it much, it was just a habit. I really wanted another hobby. I remembered that I loved writing stories… Continue reading The beginning of my author career.
G’day everyone! I’m Andrew Dittmer, an Australian children’s fiction author. (Well, technically I’m an aspiring author at the time of writing this.) I have a crazy goal. No, I mean a super ridiculously bonkers goal. I’ll tell you about that shortly. First, let me tell you about what you’ll get if you read my blog. … Continue reading G’day