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August 11th, 2019

I was flicking through an old notebook from 1994 the day before yesterday, and found the very first note of the idea that eventually turned into my picture book, Ella Continue reading

July 7th, 2019

Ella lived in the red-dirt country where the earth was as dry as old bones and it hadn’t rained for years and years and years. It’s four weeks and a Continue reading

May 26th, 2019

My parents met and married in the Northern Territory during the Second World War. My father was a soldier just returned from Palestine. My mother was an army nurse. That Continue reading

April 7th, 2019

I am wildly excited about this book. It’s my eleventh book, but it feels like my first – probably because it’s so different from anything else I’ve written. And because Continue reading

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