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Somerset Storyfest Report 2019 – Part Three

Somerset Storyfest Report 2019 – Part Three Session 11.15 to 12 noon – The Great Hall Zanni Louise Zanni Louise is a picture book and fiction author based in Northern NSW. She’s written ten books for children, including Errol! Mum … Continue reading

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Somerset Storyfest Report 2019 – Part Two

Somerset Storyfest Report 2019 – Part Two Session 10.15 to 11 am – Marquee 1 Bren MacDibble was raised on farms all over New Zealand, so is an expert about being a kid on the land. Bren lived in Melbourne for … Continue reading

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Somerset Storyfest 2019 Report-Part One

Somerset Storyfest 2019 – Report – Part One Somerset was brilliant again. I attended sessions presented by inspiring authors and had a great time. Of course, had I booked sooner, I could have gone to a couple of magical workshops, … Continue reading

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Books on Tour – The Apostrophe Posse

Book Review by Jill Smith©Mar19 Title: The Apostrophe Posse Author: Teena Raffa-Mulligan Publisher: Sea Song Publications It all starts innocently enough. Cam and Ellie go shopping for school shoes with their mother. Jimmy Leeds is painting a sign for Baker’s … Continue reading

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The books I bought at Somerset 2018

The first book I bought at Somerset, I’ve already read and reviewed and it’s on the Book Reviews Children’sYA-older tab:- A Corner of White by Author: Jaclyn Moriarty https://authorjillsmith.wordpress.com/book-reviews-childrensyas-older/ The second book I bought was:- Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley Brief … Continue reading

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My day at Somerset – Part Five

It’s July and I’m posting the last entry of my day at the Somerset Literary Festival in March 2018. Thank you, readers, for bearing with me, (I’ve started a new job and the training and learning period has been full … Continue reading

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Plinko colouring competition Winner…

On the 2nd May, Marion and Jill went to Burleigh Heads Primary School and were delighted to be able to share our experience of being part of a group writing for children with such inquisitive minds. They asked great questions … Continue reading

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