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After Yasi, Finding the Smile Within

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
I recently received a lovely email informing me a Queensland school library had purchased  After Yasi, finding the Smile Within and the teacher librarian…

December 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Dare to Dream

Originally posted on Book Links (Qld) Inc:
‘A Children’s Literature Centre’ Symposium Reflections by June Perkins Can we dare to dream for a Centre of Children’s Literature in Queensland? Is…

September 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

International Literacy Day

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
I am very honoured to support this project of my dear friend and fellow creative Mel Irvine who has invited me to via skype to…

September 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Book Arrives

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
Delighted Young Reader! I’m sitting my favourite chair reading Magic Fish Dreaming and dreaming about my childhood. Jocelyn, Brisbane. The precious parcel arrived safely…

July 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sharing the Magic of Poetry

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
Photographs for this story by Sheridan Perkins It was a magical day of discovering and hunting for poems at Riverbend bookshop. Vicky from Riverbend…

July 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Preparing for Presenting at Sandcliffe

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
Last year when I was running my kickstarter campaign I came across the Sandcliffe Writing festival online, and it looked kind of cool because…

July 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Keeping those Launch friendships – back at Magdas

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
Sandon and Merv It was such a delight to attend Folk at Magdas last Saturday night. After hearing my children perform at the launch…

July 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Books@Stone May Visit

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
Thanks to the lovely owners of Books@Stones, the people who stopped to chat today and the two lovely young ladies passing by who said ‘Wow,…

July 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Let’s Go Find the Women History Hides

Originally posted on Following the Crow Song:
Last weekend Jackie French mesmerised and intrigued Booklinks members and the public by speaking about the women history hides to raise money for…

July 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dimity Powell – How to Launch a Children’s Book About Loss

Originally posted on Pearlz Dreaming:
Today’s special guest is Dimity Powell who will share her journey to create the picture book The Fix-it-Man.   I first met Dimity through an…

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment