Big Hug Books – book review

I am always very excited when I come across books that are a helpful resource to share at my speaking presentations at schools for parents and teachers. The Five Mile Press has published a series of Big Hug Books written by Shona Innes, illustrated by Irisz Agocs....
Children’s book about juvenile arthritis

Children’s book about juvenile arthritis

Arthritis is not a condition you would generally consider to be linked with young children. However, when Arthritis Victoria asked me to write and illustrate a book for children suffering juvenile arthritis, I knew I had a lot to learn about this condition.With a lot...

The Worry Glasses – helping beat anxiety

As an author and illustrator of children’s books aimed at helping children deal with anxiety, I am always happy to find books other than my own that also help ‘little worriers’. I believe we can never have too many resources for parents and teachers....
I Love Lemonade ~ new children’s book

I Love Lemonade ~ new children’s book

“I LOVE LEMONADE” By Mark and Rowan Sommerset A few months ago I read a fantastic blog post by Diane Tulloch “Patient Dreamer” where she interviewed author Mark Sommerset. It is a very insightful post and I highly recommend reading it. It was ‘meeting’ Mark through...
Little Book of Anxiety – a book about ME!

Little Book of Anxiety – a book about ME!

Rarely do I have the TV on in the mornings, but, on this day, I think the universe wanted me to see an interview with Kerri Sackville. She was discussing her latest book “The Little Book of Anxiety”….of course at the mention of the word anxiety, my attention was...