Book People: Jackie French

Book People: Jackie French Jackie French deserves every bit of gushing I give her. She deserves bouquets of flowers (native), baskets of organic produce, buckets of compost, hi-fives from wombats, clucks from chooks and a...

Book People: Sarah Davis

Book People: Sarah Davis I’ve been online stalking Sarah Davis for some time now – in the nicest possible way! I have adored her illustrations ever since I purchased ‘Fearless’ some years ago now. I...

Book People: Belinda Murrell

Book People: Belinda Murrell This post is part of a series for the StoryArts Festival Ipswich, showcasing some of the brilliant authors and illustrators who will be in attendance at the festival in September 2013. An internationally...

Book People: Vale Gregory Rogers

Vale Gregory Rogers 19th June 1957 - 1st May 2013 Gregory Rogers was one of Australia’s most internationally recognized and highly awarded author/illustrators, a gifted musician, and a wonderful long lunch companion; my mum worked with...

Book People: Narelle Oliver

Book People: Narelle Oliver Today I am so pleased to be introducing you to the amazing Narelle Oliver. I have known Narelle for many years now and I always enjoy a good laugh and a...

Book People: Susanne Gervay

Book People: Susanne Gervay Susanne Gervay does children’s books which deal with tricky issues well. She writes with genuine kindness and care when dealing with issues such as cancer, blended families, refugees and bullying. I...

Book People: Tania McCartney

Book People: Tania McCartney I recently commented on one of Tania McCartney’s photos on Instagram.  It was a photo of her back garden full of gorgeous Autumn leaves. I said how much PudStar loved leaves...

Book People: Katrina Germein

Book People: Katrina Germein Katrina Germein is the author of what has been one of PudStar’s favourite books for nearly two years now – ‘Big Rain Coming’. The Chief Bedtime Reader (Dan) has read this...

Book People: Stephen Axelsen

Book People: Stephen Axelsen Warning: Stephen’s ‘Ten Things’ is going to make you smile, and possibly laugh at your screen. I first met Stephen at the StoryArts Festival Ipswich (the best children’s literature festival around -...

Book People: Michael Gerard Bauer

Book People: Michael Gerard Bauer ‘Book People’ is a series of posts in which you will meet some talented and dedicated authors, illustrators and publishers.  These are the people that start our children or students...