Taking Five with Jacque Duffy

Children’s author and illustrator Jacque Duffy chats to the AWM intern about how she wrote her book The Bear Said Please and some of the writing events that helped her stay on track. Jacque Duffy has written and illustrated seven children’s books in a series. These books were placed into Queensland State schools and libraries. One book has been … Continue reading »

Taking Five with Samantha Wheeler

The AWM editorial intern (metaphorically) sat down with children’s author Samantha Wheeler to chat about her book Smooch & Rose, land conservation, and what to do when you are struggling through your first draft. Samantha Wheeler is a science/biology teacher who lives in Brisbane with her family and many animals. Her first children’s book, Smooch & Rose, (UQP 2013), … Continue reading »