Karen Tyrrell Resilience Author – Educate. Empower. Engage.

Award-winning author, Karen Tyrrell and teacher presents interactive pantomimes, inspirational talks and engaging writing workshops, empowering kids and adults to live STRONG through humor and self-belief.

As a survivor of workplace bullying, Karen shares bully prevention, resilience, self-care and coping skills at teacher’s conferences, conventions, schools and corporate workplaces.

Karen Tyrrell author won 3 awards, 4 grants, 3 sponsorships and a mentorship from Society of Editors QLD.

Karen’s books for kids, Bailey Beats the Blah and  STOP the Bully, are endorsed by Kids Helpline. Harry Helps Grandpa Remember won a RADF grant and is endorsed by Alzheimer’s Australia.

Recently, Karen won an Arts Queensland grant for picture book, Ready Set Discover Logan.


Song Bird Superhero  ,  The Battle of Bug World and Rainforest Rescue are action-packed superhero adventures.  Themes:  bully prevention, eco kids, self-belief, overcoming disabilities, girl power and STEM science. They won *5 STAR reviews on Reading Time, Kirkus Review, Disney Princess magazine, Goodreads and Buzz Words . ABC Radio interview

Superhero Writing Workshops

KAPOW! Meet Superhero, Karen Tyrrell Author of the Song Bird Superhero series dressed as her own character. Kids will be supercharged with story writing powers to create an original SUPERHERO story, jam packed with SUPER powers, SUPER action and SUPER villains.

Karen presented SUPERHERO writing workshops for Brisbane City Libraries and Meanjin Writing camps at USQ .

Eco Author Talks

Karen Tyrrell and Steve Tyrrell presents ECO talks including power point presentation, interactive talks, dramatic book readings and quizzes with prizes. Dressed as Song Bird Superhero, I present empowering talks jam-packed with positive strategies about saving the environment. The talks focus on how kids can be involved and RECYCLE … REUSE … REDUCE at home and at school.

Our talks are all about kids believing in themselves, connecting with their inner superheroes and making a difference to the planet. We teach practical and FUN ways kids can help save the bees, the trees and the environment.

Amazon Launches Rainforest RescueKaren Tyrrell Author Talks

Karen shares dynamic interactive talks on the writing process, revealing her creative writing tips and book development. The talks centre on kids empowering themselves to be their own superhero. Karen presents talks to schools, libraries, festivals and conferences on a wide range of topics.

Author Talk at Fairvale Public school

Author Talk at Fairvale Public school, Sydney.

Bully Prevention Talks

Karen wears her taekwondo outfit to present bully prevention talks and writing workshops. She shares  approved and effective strategies for bully prevention for students, teachers and parents.  Many describe her talks as inspiring, educating and engaging.

Interactive Storytelling & Pantomimes

Karen and Steve Tyrrell presents interactive storytelling and pantomimes to children.  They get into character, wearing FUN costumes. They educate children on social skills and how to write story and characters.

Karen Tyrrell Author Writing Workshops

Karen presents practical writing workshops for adults and children, inspiring them to create and how to publish their story. She reveals how to create characters, for the reader to care about. She shares how to create a page turning story. She’s a writing tutor for Queensland Writers Centre

Karen Tyrrell presents Harry Helps Grandpa Remember pantomime

Karen & Steve Tyrrell presents Harry Helps Grandpa Remember pantomime

Resilience & Well-being Talks in Power Point Format

Karen speaks about how she recovered from parent-teacher bullying and PTSD when she was a bullied school teacher. Her memoirs Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness and Me and Him: A Guide to Recovery empower adults to live strong with coping skills.

ME & HER: A Memoir of Madness and ME & HIM: A Guide to Recovery

Karen shares her recovery story, revealing coping skills for stress, anxiety and depression. Karen explains how to create a pro-active wellness plan.

Karen shared her resilience story and well-being strategies at a Teacher’s Conference Sydney,  CPA Accountants Conference Brisbane, Resilience Talk Ipswich Library, Centa Care staff training and a Resilience workshop for Telstra .


Resilience Power Point Talk to 250 teachers at a Sydney Teachers Conference.

Finally, Karen Tyrrell Author  Speaker Testimonials

“Karen is a vibrant presenter with an inspirational story.  She speaks with great authority, her enthusiasm is contagious”Ali Stegert:  Counsellor North Side Christian College

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