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Christopher is an award winning Australian children's author of picture books, fiction and non fiction titles in digital and traditional formats.

12 Days of Christmas – Coral Tulloch

12 Days of Christmas – Coral Tulloch

Coral Tulloch dwells in the southern regions of Australia in Hobart, Tasmania but it wasn’t till Bologna Book Fair 2014 that we finally caught up. Phew. Here she shares with us her wonderful Christmas memory – camping! For my sister Lee and I, our annual Christmas holiday started the morning we were woken up in […]

12 Days of Christmas – Meg Fleming

12 Days of Christmas – Meg Fleming

SO here begins the latest edition of these 12 Days of Christmas and what a thrill to have my delightful friend Meg Fleming to get us started! She is another of my USA-dwelling friends who I don’t get to see enough but when we do, it is a fantastic chattering catch-up time. And like many of us – […]

Book Week Dragon

Book Week Dragon

Well how wonderful was Book Week – especially the day I spent with Chatswood Primary School and their fantastic Teacher Librarian Ali Webster. Thank you to the two primary stages that I was able to spend time with … so thrilled I am that I was able to chat to you all. We sure did […]

Get the Picture!

Get the Picture!

What a joy to discover that close to where we are staying there is a new exhibition featuring 8 amazing Children’s Book Illustrators – many of these folks I have met! And it is close – only 2 1/2 hours away so guess what we did today? The driving experience wasn’t too bad, as I was a passenger […]

It’s Done

It’s Done

And so this being our last afternoon and evening in Salisbury for this trip we took a little stroll around town (well our part of the neighbourhood) on the way to dinner, before returning to complete the packing of the bags. We spied some beautiful houses and a few even more stunning flowers. I have been […]

Break Part 2 …

Break Part 2 …

Have car will drive and that is what we did. Saturday was a day for driving. A leisurely breakfast and then out onto the roads – and I am even driving on the USA side of the roads too! We stopped by the cute town of Berlin and checked out many of the antique stores, picking up a […]

A Few Days Break

A Few Days Break

Hey – this teaching gig is intense with classes from 9-12 each morning and sometimes another presentation thrown in, and I did three of those this week so I most definitely DESERVE a long weekend. Which is why Friday morning we tripped off to Salisbury Zoo. This is a quaint little zoo – volunteer run – and nothing […]

Lectures Begin

Lectures Begin

So the reason that we came to the USA, and very specifically Salisbury University, is that Prof. Ernie Bond asked me to run a summer school grad course on writing non-fiction for children. For this I have had to prepare lesson notes and plan out 4 weeks of teaching so that I know what I am doing. It […]