Michael Gerard Bauer Writing Secrets

Meet Michael Gerard Bauer Australian award winning children’s author. His popular books include The Running Man, the Ishmael trilogy and Just a Dog. His most recent publications, the very funny Eric Vale and Secret Agent Derek ‘Danger’ Dale series for younger readers, are fully illustrated by his film-maker son Joe Bauer. Michael is in high […]

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember on Amazon

NEW BOOK Harry Helps Grandpa Remember is out NOW on Amazon world-wide as a FULL COLOUR print picture book and as an eBook.

“Harry Helps Grandpa Remember shares the special love between a little boy and his grandpa who was Alzheimer’s. Harry will do ANYTHING to help his grandpa remember. A heart-warming story, full of […]

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!

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‘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 […]

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 […]

Snap Magic Review Book Giveaway

Meet Angela Sunde, Gold Coast author and illustrator … and her new children’s fantasy novel Snap Magic.

PS Announcing the winner of SNAP MAGIC book giveaway … Scroll down

Q. What does embarrassing tween secrets, Halloween magic and pumpkin soup have in common? A. Angela Sunde’s bewitchingly funny children’s novel Snap Magic for mid-graders 9-12, […]

WINNER Roses are Blue Book Giveaway

Thanks to all the participants in the Roses are Blue book Giveaway. Roses are Blue: children’s verse novel written by award winning author Sally Murphy.

Read my REVIEW plus Interviews and Blog Tour HERE

Announcing the WINNER

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AND the winner is Kaye Baillie

I’ll be in contact with you soon to request your […]

Launching UNDEAD Kev + FREE Kindle Giveaway

YAY!! Children’s Author and teacher Charmaine Clancy is giving away a FREE Kindle to celebrate her new junior novel UNDEAD KEV… (Zane and Kev versus Everything)

Undead Kev is the sequel to her best SELLER, My Zombie Dog. I just LOVE Charmaine’s quirky scary humor … So do KIDS!

UnDead Kev: BLURB

The undead […]

CREATE a Picture Book Workshop FREE

EVER wanted to Create and Publish a KIDS Picture Book??

Join me, pro-active Brisbane author-teacher Karen Tyrrell as I share my pro-active steps in creating and publishing a successful children’s picture book.

ALL participants will receive my step-by-step guides …

• How to Create a Picture book

• How to Get Published

My KIDS picture […]

Coming Home: Children’s Book on Depression: Giveaway

As a mental health advocate and teacher I, Karen Tyrrell would like to welcome Australian children’s author Sharon McGuinness to my blog today. Sharon launched Coming Home, her powerful picture book with an uplifting message on depression.

Coming Home delivers a hopeful story about Gemma who watches her dad as he sits alone in his […]