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2 months ago
Timeline Photos

It's a sunny day at last! And look who should arrive on my doorstep? So glad to see this small girl with the big imagination. Huge thanks to #binnyillustration for bringing Ruby Lee to such gorgeous, ... See more

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3 months ago
Especially for Boys - Boomerang Blog

There have been lots of warm reviews for Henry, popping up here and there, including as far away as Radio New Zealand! Here is a lovely one, with big thanks to Joy Lawn from Boomerang Books, ... See more

I know that some people prefer not to have gender labels about books. Regardless, the three following books will be enjoyed by boys, and will no doubt also appeal to a wide readership. The Grand ... See more

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3 months ago
Timeline Photos

I was thrilled to discover that our book together, 'The Whole Caboodle,' illustrated by the fantastic Leila Rudge, has made the CBCA Notable Book List for Early Childhood. What a privilege to be in ... See more

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4 months ago
how one boy begins to approach the meaning of life—on a camping trip

Here is a wonderfully sensitive review of 'The Grand, Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler' by Kim Fulcher at 'Where The Books Are.' The review really captures very beautifully the story of Henry, which is ... See more

THE GRAND GENIUS SUMMER OF HENRY HOOBLER by Lisa Shanahan – Allen & Unwin, 2017 ages 8 to 14 years / chapter books, emotional resilience. Beloved by parents, in part due to the cloistered risks the ... See more

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4 months ago
Allen & Unwin Books

The warm-hearted story of Henry Hoobler and the summer when a new friend, a silver bike and unexpected adventures turn him inside out like a pocket, into something new - laugh-out-loud funny and ... See more

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4 months ago
612ABC: Bookworms - Children's Books Daily...

It was a joy to listen to Megan Daley speak on 612 ABC Brisbane the other evening, about so many new books and some old favourites too, including 'The Grand, Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler.' So ... See more

They invited me back! He of the lovely voice, Mr David Curnow, emailed me recently to invite me back for another year of monthly chats about all things children’s and YA books. I really do need to ... See more

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4 months ago
Binny

Here is a little glimpse of Ruby Lee, helping her best friend George Papadopoulos. It's been fantastic to collaborate with the wonderful illustrator Binny on our book together, 'Hark, It's Me, Ruby ... See more

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5 months ago
Timeline Photos

Ah, these tomatoes, as beautiful as a patch of melons! One of the lovely things about camping is making dinner outside. I don't know if it's all the fresh air and being so alive to the whole world, ... See more

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5 months ago
Timeline Photos

When the southerly hits after a forty something degree day and a whole mountain is swallowed up in the white breath of it!

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5 months ago
Photos from Lisa Shanahan's post

We got hit by a big storm the other night. We raced back from the beach, just as the dark clouds rolled in and began to crash and thunder. The wind howled through so fast and fierce, the tent bowed ... See more

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