Books by Karen Tyrrell









Andy & Ghost Boy

Disaster magnet and his imaginary friend battle bullies and anxiety.

Empowers kids to face their fears and be brave. Coping skills for anxiety.

  • Featured in the Diverse Learners Symposium, Brisbane.
  • Supported by Kids Helpline.
  • SECOND in Forevability Awards, Category 2.
  • Shortlisted in SCBWI / Larrikin House Competition.
  • Shortlisted in CYA Conference Competition.

Teacher Notes Andy Ghost Boy

Kids Activities Andy Ghost Boy

$20 + FREE Delivery Australia


Follow the Sugar Trail

Martha, Jacob and Sweetie the Sugar Glider discover the NOW & THEN sugar history of the Gold Coast and the city of Logan including Woongoolba, Jacobs Well, Yatala and Beenleigh.

What surprises did they reveal?

THEMES: Local history, past & present, geography, SOSE Australian Curriculum, Queensland, Logan, Gold Coast, sugar industry.

 $20 + FREE Delivery Australia

Let's Play children's book cover






LET’S PLAY Join the FUN!  Play, sing and grow together.  Let’s Play aligns with the evidence-based Sing&Grow approach of strengthening family relationships and building capacity in parents to support their children’s development. Play Matters Australia

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember





Harry discovers clever ways to boost Grandpa’s memory. How does Harry help Grandpa remember?

THEMES: Coping skills for memory loss in a heart-warming, humorous story. Grandparents Day.

Winner of an Arts Queensland Grant.

 $20 + FREE Delivery Australia

Bailey Beats the Blah





Turn your Blah into Ha-Ha-Ha!

Bailey hates his new school. His tummy aches. He has no friends. His dog Fuzzy slobbers all over him.

BLAH! How can Bailey change his BLAH to HA-HA-HA?

THEMES: resilience, exercise, coping skills, self-care. Supported by Kids Help Line.

$20 + FREE delivery Australia

Ready Set Discover Logan

Ready Set Discover Logan Karen Tyrrell





Meet Bunji and Yana as they show you 14 FUN things to do in Logan City, Queensland.

Winner of an Arts Queensland Grant and funding from Logan City Council.

Themes: Environment, parks, entertainment, koalas, wildlife, children.

 $20 + FREE Delivery Australia

STOP the Bully

Eleven-year-old Brian is hiding something.

Can Brian STOP the Bully without revealing his secret?

 Themes: Bullying, bully prevention, coping skills, resilience, strategies, multiple perspectives. Supported by Kids Helpline.

 $20 + FREE Delivery Australia

Song Bird Superhero






Empowered by Song, Science and Self-Belief!

Rosella Ava Bird, a bullied girl, gains her superpowers from singing, science and self-belief.

Can Song Bird defeat Frank’s evil, bullying ways?

THEMES: Bullies, empowerment, self-belief.

$20 + FREE delivery Australia


Song Bird Rainforest Rescue







Gondwana Rainforest is dying. Mythical creatures materialize. Kids disappear. Song Bird travels to when time began to battle her enemies. Can Song Bird unlock the secret before the world ends?

It was shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Book of the Year. FREE Activities at

THEMES: Rainforest, Mount Tamborine, First Nations People, eco, sustainability, climate change.

$20 + FREE delivery Australia


Song Bird Great Barrier Reef Rescue


Rosie, aka Song Bird, a superhero, must save the Great Barrier Reef.

Something weird is happening on Green Turtle Island. Marine creatures have been dying, and now her friends are disappearing. Rosie travels through a time portal to unlock a secret.

Can Song Bird rescue the Great Barrier Reef before it’s too late?

Sir David Attenborough sent a  letter of support. Free Teacher notes & Kid’s activities

THEMES: Great Barrier Reef, marine creatures, eco, sustainability, climate change.

$20 + Free delivery Australia


Song Bird Drought Rescue

Song Bird Drought Rescue COVER





Animals are dying, water’s disappearing, dinosaurs are stampeding, and now Aunt Matty’s kidnapped. Rosie, aka Song Bird superhero, must save the outback from drought. Song Bird follows a secret map to unlock a mystery.

Is Destructo behind the devastation? FREE Teacher notes & Kid’s activities at

Themes: drought, dinosaurs, Outback Queensland, sustainability, Winton.

$20 + Free delivery Australia


Me and Him: A Guide to Recovery






Proudly Supported by Black Dog Institute –
Karen reveals NEW shock discoveries casting Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness in a new light. In this self-help memoir, Karen shares practical mental-wellness advice, demystifies meditation, addresses sleep problems and explains how to cope with depression and anxiety.

$25 + FREE delivery Australia


Me and Her: amemoir Of Madness by Karen Tyrrell






Bullied teacher escapes and runs, but she is forced into the frightening world of the psychiatric system.

ME wife, mother, writer and teacher.

HER manic, psychic, healer to the living, telepathic to the dead, and very psychotic.

$25 + FREE delivery Australia


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