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 […]

Karen Tyrrells ISO Book Show

Karen Tyrrells ISO Book Show

I launched Karen Tyrrells ISO Book Show, a child-friendly and entertaining YouTube channel for kids.

I’ve never had so much fun dressing-up, creating props and hamming it up. My inner Year 2 teacher is taking complete control.

What is the Karen Tyrrell Self-Isolation Book Show?

I present children’s books […]

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 […]

Raising Climate Action Superheroes

Raising Climate Action Superheroes

With our Great Barrier Reef, forests and waterways ravaged by climate change and pollution, kids need hope for the future.

How can children save our planet? … Without terrifying them?

Kids need eco-education and scientific knowledge to inspire and empower themselves to take positive action and become eco-superheroes. One […]

Song Bird Superhero Braille House

Song Bird Superhero Braille House

Today, I, Karen Tyrrell, visited Braille House with Steve to witness the final stages of Song Bird Superhero in Braille.

Braille House published Song Bird Superhero, for vision-impaired children to enjoy.

I’m deeply honored Braille House, Brisbane, chose my book, Song Bird Superhero. Thank you. 🙂

What’s […]

Romancing the Stars Kidlit News

Romancing the Stars Kidlit News

OMG! Soon I will be a *STAR! Come ‘romance’ me at Romancing the Stars on 11 March, 2020.

PLUS I’m thrilled to announce exciting kidlit news, events and opportunities … which I’m part of.

Blog Co-ordinator for Book Links and Write Links.

In 2020, I will be the Blog […]

Great Barrier Reef Rescue Podcast +Review

Great Barrier Reef Rescue Podcast +Review

I received two early Christmas presents! The Kid Lit Industry applauded Book 4 of my Song Bird series, Great Barrier Reef Rescue with two incredible recognitions.

Chatabout Children podcast interviewed me regarding my Song Bird superhero series featuring Great Barrier Reef Rescue and Rainforest Rescue.

Ragamuffin Books awarded […]

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 […]

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 […]