12 Days of Christmas – Charlene Chua

12 Days of Christmas – Charlene Chua

Here is Charlene Chua, another SCBWI colleague, who hails from Ontario Canada. It so super to have her along to share her Christmas memory of Santa presents – and Christmas food. My favorite Christmas memories are probably opening up the presents left by ‘Santa’ on Christmas day! Santa always seemed extra magical to me because […]

12 Days of Christmas – David Liew

12 Days of Christmas – David Liew

Introducing David Liew, who hails from Singapore. We catch up each year I attend the Asian Festival of Children’s Content and swap a few emails in between. It is wonderful to have him onboard and sharing his memory of the annual family Christmas party. Some of the fondest Christmas memories I have are the parties my parents […]

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 […]