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 […]

Ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime

ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime

Ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime

Recently, I won a BEMAC (Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre) grant to create a YouTube pantomime.

It’s based on my picture book, READY SET DISCOVER LOGAN, using costumes, props, puppets, special effects and FUN!

 

Ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime

WHO: Karen Tyrrell & Steve Tyrrell won a […]

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 […]

2020 Make it Your Year

2020 Make it your year

2020 Make it Your Year… 2020 will be MY year too!

Today, I’m setting Achievable Goals for 2020: Guaranteed for success!

As an award-winning empowerment author, writing workshop presenter and speaker (Karen Tyrrell) I’m aiming HIGH determined to attain my goals and dreams! My passions for writing, speaking and empowerment will drive me in 2020.

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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 […]

Winners STOP the Bully Audiobook Giveaway

Winners Stop the Bully Giveaway

Winners STOP the Bully Audiobook Giveaway.

I’m announcing Winners STOP the Bully audiobook. Empowers children and families through humour and coping skills.

Children embrace my pro-active bully prevention strategies, addressing the bullying epidemic from multiple perspectives.

What’s STOP the Bully about?

‘Eleven-year-old Brian is hiding something.

His life is falling apart.

Dad abandoned […]

STOP the Bully Audiobook Giveaway

STOP the Bully Audiobook Giveaway

STOP the Bully audiobook is now available to empower children and families world-wide. … through humour.

I’m thrilled that STOP the Bully, a humorous story will help children to stop the bully and live strong.

Children, families & schools can embrace my pro-active bully prevention strategies, addressing the bullying epidemic […]

Publishing Tips StoryArts Brisbane

Publishing Tips StoryArts Brisbane

As an author and committee member, I celebrated the ultimate event in my writer’s year.

Last weekend, Book Links launched the very first StoryArts Brisbane.

A two-day action-packed writing retreat for writers and illustrators of children’s books.

Refreshing. Exhausting. Exhilarating.

Anna Byrd, Jacqui Halpin, June Perkins

I shared […]

Mental Health Achievement Awards Karen Tyrrell

Mental Health Achievement Awards – Karen Tyrrell.

Last Friday, I celebrated Mental Health Week Achievement awards at Brisbane Town Hall with SUPER inspiring people. Kelly Higgins-Devine from ABC Radio introduced the speakers as MC.

Queensland Mental Health Commission and Open Minds sponsored these important awards.

Rwandan Dancers celebrate with the audience

Drumroll…

I’m […]

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 […]