When a bear in the backyard meets a lion in a living room

I’m going on a bear hunt with Queensland author and illustrator, Emma Middleton whose adorable picture book, The Lion in our Living Room proved such a hit with kids … now her follow-up picture book, The Bear in our Backyard has recently been released.   Emma, did you always plan to have a follow-up book to The Lion in… Read More When a bear in the backyard meets a lion in a living room

Sweet Adversity’s first champion – UK literary agent, Rosemary Canter

Sweet Adversity, my upcoming historical adventure (HarperCollins Children’s Books) had a life of its own before this exciting stage. Once it was called McAlpine & Macbeth, and was the recipient of an Australian Society of Authors Mentorship and a week at Varuna Writers’ House in Katoomba benefitting from Creative Director, Peter Bishop’s insight. More recently, the… Read More Sweet Adversity’s first champion – UK literary agent, Rosemary Canter

What’s new in picture books … Emma Middleton talks about her ‘inner lion’

My guest author today is Emma Middleton. Emma is a Queensland author (and illustrator) whose delightful picture book, The Lion in our Living Room has just been released with Affirm Press. The book’s illustrator is Briony Stewart. Emma, tell us about your experience of writing this book: In the early stages of writing The Lion… Read More What’s new in picture books … Emma Middleton talks about her ‘inner lion’