Sponsorship Funds for my Next Book

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WOOHOO! I, Karen Tyrrell, won a sponsorship for an upcoming writing project for the community.

I’ve waited and waited for this news for over a month. I can’t believe I actually did it!

As an award winner author, teacher and speaker, I’m thrilled and proud to be sponsored to create an empowering children’s book. I’m […]

Allison Paterson and her NEW book Shearing Time

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MEET Allison Paterson and her NEW picture book Shearing Time

Allison Paterson writes as a children’s author, school librarian, and winner of a 2017 May Gibbs Fellowship. I met Allison at the recent Romancing the Stars event on the Sunshine Coast where we both were author STARS for the night.

On 1st March, Allison launched […]

Storytelling Tips to boost Author Events

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Storytelling Tips to boost Author events

I LOVE presenting interactive storytelling sessions to children. Watching kids faces light up with delight is the MOST rewarding experience in the world. I’m thrilled to offer engaging storytelling events in schools, pre-schools, libraries, bookshops and festivals.

Meet child empowerment storyteller, Karen Tyrrell (me), author-teacher. I teach kids […]

Kids Poetry Book Magic Fish Dreaming

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DISCOVER Kids Poetry book Magic Fish Dreaming, luscious creation of multicultural poet, June Perkins and illustrator Helene Maggison. Together, they created an exquisite illustrated book of poetry for children, Magic Fish Dreaming.

I’ve backed June’s book on a Kickstarter crowd funding campaign, purchasing a copy of this book. June and I are active members of […]

Romancing the Stars Brisbane

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YIPPEE! I’m Romancing the STARS… What!?

I’m speed dating* Australia’s top children’s authors and illustrators.

How?

I’m hooking up with Brisbane’s brightest, most creative talented STARS for a night of unforgettable magic.

PSST! In reality, I’m speed dating* or small group chatting about captivating books, stories and characters.

JOIN the Fun, Frivolity and Finger food.

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Media Alert Dementia Month Pantomime

Alzheimer’s Australia has issued a media alert on my next performance of Harry Helps Grandpa Remember my children’s pantomime at Angus & Robertson Victoria Point. Alzheimer’s Australia endorsed children’s picture book, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember to celebrate September: Dementia Awareness Month.

Kids and Colour will round out Dementia Awareness Month …

WHAT: Award winning Brisbane […]

Pantomime Harry Helps Grandpa Remember

YAY!! I will be performing Harry Helps Grandpa Remember pantomime at Trinder Park’s Garden and Craft Fair this Saturday.

I’m celebrating Alzheimer’s Awareness Month with my award winning children’s picture book Harry Helps Grandpa Remember

Harry is about at little boy who will do anything to help grandpa remember. Harry celebrates the special bond between […]

My Writers Dream Became Reality

I’m thrilled to announce my writers dream has now become reality… My brand NEW book will be published soon! … YIPEE!

I’ve dreamed of this moment for so long.

The LOVE of my Life book will be published

Have you ever slaved over a book, one that was engraved on your heart and soul?

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Story Time at Beenleigh Library

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Meet children’s author Karen Tyrrell during children’s story time at Beenleigh Library.

Karen Tyrrell reads award-winning story Harry Helps Grandpa Remember, a story of love and HOPE.

She raises awareness of Dementia and teaches coping skills for memory loss for KIDS and for adults.

Afterwards, Karen presents […]

Present Story Telling at Bookshops

I presented a FUN story telling session with Harry Helps Grandpa Remember, exercising every theatrical trick I could muster. A lively audience of kids aged 3 to 8 arrived at The Mad Hatter Book Shop, Manly ready for the event.

First, I introduced myself as an author teacher and the cover of Harry Helps […]