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‘Read it again, please, Mum'

Where’s Lucky?, illustrated by the talented Sandra Severgnini and published by the wonderful team at Little Pink Dog Books, hopped into bookshops in April. Lucky the swamp wallaby was delighted with his copy. It is his story after all!

Where’s Lucky was inspired by the amazing work of Theresa and Tony who run Our Haven Wildlife Shelter from their backyard in Victoria, and is based on Lucky, one of their rascally rescues.

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Loved being part of the Book Week activities at the St John Fisher College 'Girls Write Now' Literary Festival! 😃✍️📚
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Can’t wait to present my storytime session to the visiting year 3s @stjohnfishercollegelibrary this morning! 😀🦘📚 #writersofinstagram #authorlife #childrensbooks #picturebook #schoollibrary #bookweek2019 #wheresluckythewallaby ... See MoreSee Less

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New Picture Book- Where's Lucky? - Coming April 2019!

Here I am meeting my muse, Lucky, the swamp wallaby. This photo was taken at Our Haven Wildlife Shelter, Golden Beach, Victoria, on a recent research trip to the shelter. My new picture book, Where’s Lucky?, is based on this adorable little orphaned joey and will be illustrated by the talented Sandra Severgnini and published by Little Pink Dog Books.

Parmesan off to a Galloping Start!

Fun, food, and fascinators filled Chermside Library’s meeting rooms as friends, family, and visitors helped celebrate the launch of Jacqui Halpin’s humorous new picture book, Parmesan, the Reluctant Racehorse.

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