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The Children Book Council of Australia has longlisted Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters! Wowzas!
So honoured to find Squish in the Book of the Year: Younger Readers category. Congratulations Ailsa Wild!

There are some amazing titles on the longlist, so please have a look through here. The shortlist is announced March 28.

 

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Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Readings Children’s Book Prize! Wow! (more…)

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Book Week is always such a busy time of year for me. I usually call it BookWeekMonths due to how long it is for me. And this year was no different. (more…)

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As Book Week is fast approaching, I thought I might share this little fun project I worked on with the Leichhardt Library, in Sydney. (more…)

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The Sydney Writer’s Festival was FANTASTIC! Oh my I haven’t had this much fun in ages! Wowee! (more…)

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Last week I was lucky to have the opportunity to spend the week visiting primary schools in Swan Hill, Victoria.

I love a good drive. You get to see so much that you miss if you fly. So this time I decided to drive! And it was totally worth it. As I headed South-West, the land grew flatter and drier. I spent hours driving in straight lines, and counting kangaroos. It was wonderful. (more…)

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On a sweltering Saturday 5th March, everyone converged on The Little Bookroom in Melbourne to celebrate the series launch of Squishy Taylor! And boy, was it FUN! (more…)

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When the wonderful “Squishy Team” ( Hardie Grant ) contacted me to talk about Squishy Taylor, I was like “What’s a Squishy Taylor?” I was a little apprehensive.

But then I read an early draft of Ailsa Wild’s Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters and fell instantly in love with her. (more…)

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Squishy Taylor is here!

January 26, 2016
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I’ve been pretty quiet for a while now- and here is why! In February, I have two new books hitting, climbing, double ninja jumping onto the shelves! Yes that’s right- TWO. Surprise! (more…)

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