Interview with Penny Jaye
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Interview with Penny Jaye

Penny Jaye writes stories for children through to older readers. Her books include The Other Brother, The Pet Sitters series (Under pen name: Ella Shine), YA+ novel Out of the Cages and her latest picture book: One Potoroo: a story of survival. Andrew: Hi Penny, thanks for joining me on the blog! Let’s start off…

Interview with Sarah Speedie
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Interview with Sarah Speedie

Sarah Speedie joins for an interview Join us for an interview with Sarah Speedie. Sarah lives in Melbourne. Her debut picture book illustrated by Rebel Challenger has just been released. I’m super excited to have Sarah joining us on the blog today! Andrew: Hi Sarah, let’s kick off by getting to know you. Tell us…

Interview with Sandra Bennett
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Interview with Sandra Bennett

Sandra Bennett Sandra Bennett is a children’s author. Her book ‘Secrets Hidden Below, the Adamson Adventures 1’ was long listed in the Sisters in Crime 2019 Children’s Category, Davitt Awards and shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards 2019. Her latestbook, Fossil Frenzy the Adamson Adventures 3 has just been awarded Finalist…

Nostalgic Picture Books – Bug’s Bunny’s Carrot Machine
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Nostalgic Picture Books – Bug’s Bunny’s Carrot Machine

Nostalgic Picture Books -2 This is my second post in my nostalgic picture books series. Did you read Bugs Bunny’s Carrot Machine when you were little? I couldn’t get enough of this story as my Mum would agree. If you were like me, you’d remember being intrigued by the instructions of how to make a…

Interview with Illustrator, Liz Anelli
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Interview with Illustrator, Liz Anelli

About Liz Anelli When she lived in England, Liz had a job dusting dinosaurs at London’s Natural History Museum. Now she illustrates picture books and junior fiction and has collected numerous short-listings and awards. Liz likes to mix up the media  – weaving collage and printmaking with found objects into her detail-packed pages. In between…

Interview with Illustrator, Sami Bayly
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Interview with Illustrator, Sami Bayly

This week on the book creator interviews,we have illustrator, Sami Bayly here! Sami tells us little known facts about some of the world’s craziest creatures, how she learned to draw animals in such great detail and accuracy, and even how a video of her rugby team went viral! Let’s jump straight into it! Andrew: Hi…