Pantomimes: How to Create & Perform for Children

Lights! Camera! Action! I create FUN pantomimes from my award winning children’s books to entertain and educate. I created and performed pantomimes for my novels Song Bird Superhero, Jo-Kin vs Lord Terra, Jo-Kin Battles the It and STOP the Bully. I performed pantomimes for picture books Bailey Beats the Blah and Harry Helps Grandpa […]

Redgum Book Club Sells Karen Tyrrells Books

Redgum Book Club is selling 4 of my children’s books in their catalogue.

This term, 70 thousand school-children carried home a glossy Redgum Book Club catalogue featuring my books.

Pinch me! I can’t believe it. This is one of the most incredible things to happen to me as an author.

Last week, Term 3 catalogue […]

Story Arts Festival Ipswich 2015

 

 

Come to the Story Arts Festival, a jam-packed celebration of children’s literature, authors and writing. You’ll be energized by the sheer creativity and the MAGIC. The Story Arts Festival presents sensational programs for writers, readers, schools, families and for children from 6-16 September 2015.

TOP children’s authors and illustrators will present enthralling […]

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 […]

REVEALING my NEW Book COVER

DRUM ROLL … I’m announcing the COVER and title of my brand NEW Book Baby.

A Junior Novel I’m Thrilled about inspired by my mission to Create books to empower KIDS …

My heart’s pounding fast.

My stomach is squirming.

I’m giving BIRTH to my new Book Baby in Public.

So here I go, with […]

Bailey Jets off to the USA

SQUEE! Bailey Beats the BLAH arrived today just in time! Anthony Puttee of Book Cover Café, my publishing adviser handed over my Bailey proof. My hands shook, barely able to turn the pages in eager anticipation.

Couldn’t believe it! … Bailey was EXACTLY how I envisioned… Picture book PERFECT. Take a look at the eye […]

TV Interview Violence in Schools Today Tonight

Today Tonight interviewed me as a bullied Australian teacher now mental health advocate for their TV investigation Violence in Schools.

Today Tonight filmed me flicking through my tell-all story Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness, how I was catapulted from abused teacher into the psychiatric system suffering night terrors, mania and PTSD.

Me […]

ME & HER: A Memoir of Madness TV Interview

YAY! My tell-all feature interview goes to air this Monday night!!

Me & Leisa Goddard

Leisa Goddard TV journalist from Channel 7 News interviewed me at my Brisbane home on my dramatic memoir, ME and Her: A Memoir of Madness. She quizzed me on my personal teacher experiences with violent children and abusive parents.

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