Giving Thanks for 2015

I’m celebrating 2015, giving thanks to the universe and to everyone who helped me to achieve my writing dreams.

Without you and your kind support, I could not have achieved what I did.

In 2015, I expanded my goals, incorporating humor into my resilience messages to teach kids and families to live strong with resilience, […]

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember Giveaway

I’m announcing Harry Helps Grandpa Remember Book Giveaway.

WIN a FREE signed copy of Harry Helps Grandpa Remember, a heart warming story raising awareness of memory loss through humor, empathy and HOPE.

WHY? I’m celebrating Harry’s upcoming book launch and pantomime on June 20th HERE.

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember

*5 STAR REVIEWS from book […]

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember Book Launch

SQUEE! I’m launching my children’s picture book Harry Helps Grandpa Remember as a FUN interactive children’s pantomime. (I can’t wait!)

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember raises awareness of Dementia and memory loss in a humorous story, bursting with compassion and Hope.

What’s the Back Cover Blurb?

‘On Grandparent’s Day, Grandpa becomes confused and lost… He couldn’t […]

Revealing NEW Book Cover

WOOHOO! I’m revealing the book cover of my 5th resilience book for families, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember.

I can’t keep it secret any longer!

BLURB:

‘Endearingly told and full of hope, compassion and humor, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember provides a gentle introduction for children to the realities of dementia and Alzheimer’s.’

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember […]

Winner Sylvia’s Itch Book Giveaway

Winner Sylvia’s Itch Book Giveaway

I’m announcing the winner of Sylvia’s Itch signed book giveaway ..

“Robin Adolphs’ new wildlife picture book Sylvia’s Itch is illustrated by Aaron Pocock.

A friendship story about two adorable Sugar Gliders and a mysterious itch.”

Thanks to everyone who entered the competition HERE

Drumroll … and the Winner […]

Sylvia’s Itch Book Giveaway

WIN a signed copy in the book giveaway!

Meet my dear author friend Robin Adolphs who launched her gorgeous children’s picture book, Sylvia’s Itch about a sugar glider with a mysterious itch. Robin’s wildlife themed book is illustrated by super talented artist Aaron Pocock and designed by the highly esteemed Book Cover Cafe.

Robin and […]

I won a Grant to Publish my Book

I’m thrilled to announce I received a grant to publish my children’s picture book! For three weeks, I’ve kept this secret. Now I’m bursting to share my exciting news.

At a special ceremony at Logan Art Gallery, Cr Jennie Breene, RADF Chairperson handed me a cheque to launch my book into the publishing world. The […]

PINCH ME I’m presenting at CYA Conference in July

Out of the blue, I received an email requesting my children’s book details as a CYA Conference presenter!! What? Me a presenter? My heart pattered.

I quickly clicked the CYA conference link. I couldn’t breathe.

Surprisingly, my name Karen Tyrrell was listed as a presenter on the Success Story panel alongside my buddy Caylie Jeffery […]

BOOKED Bailey Beats the Blah Storytelling for Kids

Join in Outrageous FUN…

And meet children’s author -teacher, Karen Tyrrell (me) as I re-enact my empowering picture book, Bailey Beats the BLAH.

Bailey Beats the Blah boosts self-esteem, emotional awareness and coping skills to overcome anxiety (worry thoughts) and depression (sad days) …

and How to cope with change!

Download FREE teaching Notes and […]

Bailey Beats the Blah ★★★★★ KIDS Mental Health book

Bailey Beats the Blah received ★★★★★ REVIEWS from a CHILD psychologist, a Mental Health CEO, a school counselor, a journalist, and many teachers and MUMS, rating Bailey Beats the Blah a top empowering book for KIDS.

Bailey Beats the Blah boosts EVERY Child’s, self-esteem and coping skills to deal with WORRY thoughts and SAD days.

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