Book People

Book People: Davina Bell

By Megan Daley | Mar 10, 2015

I deliberately didn’t read this interview from Davina until I had written the review for her new book, ‘The Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade’ as I didn’t want it influence me and I never, ever…

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Book People: Vale Beth Green

By Megan Daley | Dec 3, 2014
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Beautiful Beth, you will be forever missed by so very many people. You have touched so many lives, including my own and I am so very blessed to have had you as…

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Book People: Allison Rushby

By Megan Daley | Sep 16, 2014

I first came across Allison Rushby when I met her mother, Pamela Rushby, who I featured here some time back. I was chatting to Pamela at a literary function (I see her at…

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Book People: Dave Hartley

By Megan Daley | Sep 16, 2014
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Dave Hartley is a deputy principal in the city of Logan, south of Brisbane. Employed by Education Queensland for more than a decade, he has taught across many year levels and was…

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Jackie French: Garden Tour and General Gush

By Megan Daley | May 29, 2014
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This week I crossed something off my literary bucket list. Megan’s Literary Bucket List Visit Jackie French’s garden Go to 100 Acre Woods, alone and in the rain and get chased by…

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Book People: Pamela Rushby

By Megan Daley | Mar 31, 2014

I am so pleased to be featuring Pamela Rushby as part of my ‘Book People’ series. Pamela and I clearly attend the same literary events as I see her at 90% of…

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Book People: Karen Foxlee

By Megan Daley | Feb 16, 2014

Book People: Karen Foxlee I’m so pleased today to be chatting with Karen Foxlee about her lastest book, ‘Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy’. ‘Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy’ is published by Hot Key Books, an imprint of…

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Book People: Kate Knapp

By Megan Daley | Nov 19, 2013

Book People: Kate Knapp I have long adored the work of artist Kate Knapp (still coveting the chook picture) and I was so pleased when she wrote and illustrated her first children’s…

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Book People: DC Green

By Megan Daley | Oct 29, 2013
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Book People: DC Green ‘Monster School’ by DC Green has been sitting in my pile of bedside reading for some time now and if I’m honest, it was getting to the bottom…

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Book People: Geoffrey McSkimming

By Megan Daley | Aug 5, 2013

Book People: Geoffrey McSkimming In a previous job I worked at a boys school, and Geoffrey McSkimming’s ‘Cairo Jim’ books were never on the shelves. I now work at a girls school…

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Book People: Andy Griffiths

By Megan Daley | Jul 28, 2013
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Well this man obviously needs no introduction. Andy Griffiths is loved, loved, loved by young readers worldwide (and plenty of adults!) and in my humble opinion his books just keep getting better.…

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Book People: Andrew King

By Megan Daley | Jul 28, 2013
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Andrew King is relatively ‘new’ to the world of children’s literature – although of course he’s been writing for years! An engineer by day, Andrew is the creator of ‘Engibear’s Dream’ and…

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Book People: Alison Lloyd

By Megan Daley | Jul 28, 2013
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Ten Thing You Need to Know about Alison Lloyd 1. Tell us about your latest book Battle of the Jade Horse is the story of two boys in China’s far north-west. Bandits…

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Book People: Leonie Norrington

By Megan Daley | Jul 23, 2013
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Book People: Leonie Norrington I can’t remember anymore what I first loved about Leonie Norrington – her books or her appearances on gardening shows and seeing her passion for all things related…

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Book People: Anthony Eaton

By Megan Daley | Jul 22, 2013
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Book People: Anthony Eaton ‘Fireshadow’ (UQP) and ‘Into White Silence’ (Random House) are without a doubt two of my all-time favourite young adult novels. You can read my review of ‘Fireshadow’ here.…

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Book People: Brian Falkner

By Megan Daley | Jul 16, 2013
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Many teens and pre teens will need no introduction to the work of Brian Falkner. His bestselling books are action packed, techno thrillers, time bending, suspense filled adventures and they are never…

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Book People: Peter Carnavas

By Megan Daley | Jul 8, 2013
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The first time I ever spied a Peter Carnavas book was in a box of books I was judging for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards (now the Qld Literary Awards). It was ‘Jessica’s…

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Book People: Jackie French

By Megan Daley | Jul 8, 2013
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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 standing…

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Book People: Sarah Davis

By Megan Daley | Jul 3, 2013
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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…

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Book People: Belinda Murrell

By Megan Daley | Jun 26, 2013
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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…

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