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Stop the Bully: Karen Tyrrell Writing to Empower the Young


books 2 (2)Karen is offering a free book for the best comments on the book blog stop tour.

Writing to empower young people and children is a topic close to my heart, so I was thrilled to interview Karen Tyrrell, a local Brisbane author and former teacher, about her latest book Stop the Bully.

I met Karen virtually through the Monday writing sprint group on facebook (started by Anita Heiss and now chaired by Angela Sunde) which we are both members of and more recently have caught up with her in real space at Write links ( interested in joining email –

Karen’s book is written with children, victims, bullies and bystanders, parents, teachers, school Principals and the community all in mind.  It focuses on eight to twelve year olds but as we shall find out is intended as inspiring and equipping anyone reading it to stop bullying. I ask Karen…

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2 comments on “Stop the Bully: Karen Tyrrell Writing to Empower the Young

  1. karenwrites19
    August 21, 2014

    Hi June,
    Thanks so much for re-blogging your interview with me on STOP the Bully, junior Novel to empower kids. FREE teacher notes and kids activities are available on my website
    I’ll share your post as widely as I can…. Karen 🙂

    This week The Appy Ladies are running a book giveaway for STOP the Bully.
    ENTER here

  2. June
    August 22, 2014

    You’re welcome.

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