Poor James – all he wants is to come to your school and do a FREE event for you and your class. But only a handful of people have entered our Pass it on! Competition for 2019 and the closing date is next month.
NAIDOC Week takes place in the first week of July each year, which this year is Sunday 7 to Sunday 14 July 2019, and recognises the culture, history and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It’s a great opportunity to show support for your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
I think it is important for fictional characters to live in real places, which is why I have set my stories in locations I have visited. Often an interesting-looking town – or island, in this case – can be the spark that inspires the whole story. The Cocos Islands, approximately 2,750 kilometres north-west of Perth, is one of the settings for my latest adventure story, The Wreckers’ Revenge.
Fremantle Press author Kathryn Lefroy doesn’t just write about alpacas, she loves everything to do with them. Her new children’s book Alex and the Alpacas Save the World sees these adorable creatures take centrestage, and why not when they’re this cute to look at.
We’ve got two prizes to give away in our Pass it on! Competition for 2019. Win a visit from graphic novelist James Foley to your school or a set of 10 Fremantle Press books. How do you enter? It’s easy.
It may be the Chinese Year of the Pig, but for debut author Kathryn Lefroy it is very much the year of the alpaca. Here she tells us about her debut children’s book Alex and the Alpacas Save the World, and what it’s like to come from a literary family.