|p h o t o b y M a r t i n O l l m a n f o r H e r C a n b e r r a|
I was born on a little island called Tasmania where I developed a loving relationship with raspberries. I like to wander, and have lived in almost every Australian state as well as France, England and China (I'll find any excuse to get on a plane).
I love calendars, maps, gardening, yoga, wasabi, nutmeg, sparkling mineral water, paper and photos, and very best of all... sprouting a love of reading in children. A juvenile literacy champion, I am a past ambassador for the National Year of Reading and a current ambassador for the Chief Minister's Reading Challenge (ACT).
Some of my books have won awards or shortlistings... you can see them here.
I live in Canberra, Australia's bush capital, with a superhero husband, two little Aussie adventurers (who are not so little anymore), lots of kangaroos and a Himalayan mountain of books.
I am the founder of ...