My thanks to the Bayside Leader and Star Weekly Newspapers for supporting my volunteer work with the children’s education charity Ardoch Youth Foundation. Firstly, in helping to promote our School Readiness Book Drive (18/10/16) and secondly for reporting on the success of the new Writer in Residence program which I conducted at Sunshine Primary School (18/10/16). Also, big thanks to the Rotary Club of Brighton for your very kind words on your website about my Writer in Residence Programme.
I was thrilled to recently have Scholastic Australia share an excerpt from one of my blogs from this very website – yay! – in their Teacher Essentials Magazine, Issue 4, May 2017. It’s all about one very special day I had volunteering at The Book Bunker, Scholastic Children’s Library at the Royal Children’s Hopsital, Melbourne.
I’ve been lucky enough to receive some lovely press and reader reviews from all around the world for my novel, The Shoe Princess’s Guide to the Galaxy (Bloomsbury, UK, 2009; Allen & Unwin, Aust, 2009) and my non-fiction books A Passion For Shoes and A Passion for Handbags (RPS, UK and USA, 2002).
Lots more Press & Reader Reviews of ‘The Shoe Princess’s Guide to the Galaxy’ can also be found at the dedicated blog ShoePrincess.com/YourSay. Here’s a snapshot of what some readers had to say: