Category Archives: art

Don’t change anything…

Recently at the Sydney Writers’ Festival, a few australian authors were talking about being asked to change details in stories, before their books were published in the US. Some wouldn’t allow changes. We expect children to be able to cope … Continue reading

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Who is it?

After a short post last week, Julia Cooke (last seen with socks in her pocket) is back with another little post about her new book My Little World. To read other posts from her blog tour, see here. In My … Continue reading

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The book that keeps giving

Julia Cooke is the author of a new children’s picture book, My Little World, illustrated by Marjorie Crosby-Fairall. This post is part of her blog tour which you can follow here. I wrote My Little World as an assignment, and … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato TV

J: Let’s cook a roast for A1 and A2 tonight.  We have that leg of lamb in the freezer. M: Yeah, ok… we’ve got just about everything we need.  I could make the zucchini thing too, for A2.  Let’s just … Continue reading

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Sticky fingers

I  scrutinised the scene of the crime.  A woman was lying face down, her chocolate-brown hair a mess, a pool of chocolate spreading from beneath her.  The handle of a chocolate dagger was melting next to the fire. I picked … Continue reading

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Untitled

It had a title and I still like it, but it might not sell.  It’s a good title (after all it is the punch line), but it might not be appealing to the target audience. Now it has no title, … Continue reading

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Beauticycle

I’ve found a beautiful bicycle.  It has a battery to help you up the hills and it’s red.  It looks like a lady, this bike.  It costs a lot.  As long as  electric bikes are 200w or below they are … Continue reading

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