Arts Queensland Funds Song Bird Drought Rescue

arts QLD Grant dfunds Song Bird Drought Rescue

Arts Queensland grant kick-started Karen Tyrrell (me) and Steve to write the 1st draft of Song Bird 5, to empower kids to become eco-warriors.

START grant funding from Arts Queensland and BEMAC facilitated our 5th and final book in this eco series.

What’s Song Bird 5 about?

Karen and Steve Tyrrell Karen write passionately […]

Resilience for Writers 2020

Resilience for Writers 2020

With each news update on the corona virus, I go into a state of shock.

Will I be able to cope?

I brand myself as a resilience author (Karen Tyrrell) – a survivor of school workplace bullying and mental health issues.

Now is the time for me to spend extra-time […]

Mon Repos Saves Endangered Turtles

Mon Repos Saves Endangered Turtles

I encountered endangered turtles at Mon Repos, Bundaberg. For me, Karen Tyrrell, author of children’s eco book Song Bird Great Barrier Reef Rescue, it was a dream come true.

Song Bird Great Barrier Reef Rescue is my children’s STEM-enviro novel featuring science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It encourages children […]

Raising Climate Action Superheroes

Raising Climate Action Superheroes

With our Great Barrier Reef, forests and waterways ravaged by climate change and pollution, kids need hope for the future.

How can children save our planet? … Without terrifying them?

Kids need eco-education and scientific knowledge to inspire and empower themselves to take positive action and become eco-superheroes. One […]

Great Barrier Reef Rescue Podcast +Review

Great Barrier Reef Rescue Podcast +Review

I received two early Christmas presents! The Kid Lit Industry applauded Book 4 of my Song Bird series, Great Barrier Reef Rescue with two incredible recognitions.

Chatabout Children podcast interviewed me regarding my Song Bird superhero series featuring Great Barrier Reef Rescue and Rainforest Rescue.

Ragamuffin Books awarded […]

Karen Tyrrell Author Events 2020 YouTube

Karen Tyrrell Author Events

In 2019, Karen Tyrrell Author Events celebrated a bumper year with author talks, writing workshops, pantomimes and book launches. Plus Steve and I presented a SPECIAL author talk in the USA.

Verdi Public School, USA

As an acclaimed author and Gifted & Talented teacher, I visited over 40 […]

Finalist Qld Mental Health Week Achievement Awards

Finalist Qld Mental Health Week Achievement Awards

Thrilled to announce, I’m shortlisted in the Qld Mental Health Week Achievement Awards. That’s me, Karen Tyrrell – child empowerment author, performer, pantomimer, speaker and workshop presenter.

Yesterday, I received an unexpected call from the Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards. They congratulated me on being […]

Karen Tyrrell Author Tours Paradise

Karen Tyrrell Author Tours Paradise. My author dream came true when I toured the Great Barrier Reef with my latest book, Great Barrier Reef Rescue. Myself and co-author Steve Tyrrell presented interactive author talks, engaging writing workshops and shared our writing tips to hundreds of kids. How?

Last Sunday, Steve and I left Brisbane […]

Reading is my Secret Power Karen Tyrrell Author Talks

Reading is my Super Power Talks by Karen Tyrrell Author […]

ABC Radio Courier Mail Sir David Attenborough Story

ABC Radio Courier Mail Sir David Attenborough Story about Great Barrier Reef Rescue by Karen Tyrrell […]