Watch the instant replay of my online book launch!

Hello readers! I’m struggling to find the right words for this post; it’s been a very big week in a very big month in a very crazy year and I’m barely keeping my eyes open. I’m sure many parents feel the same at the end of CBCA Book Week. As a complete sucker for punishment, on top of all this, I decided to run a livestreamed double book launch this morning. If you missed it, you can check out the recording below.

I really wasn’t sure if anyone would tune in, but I was very lucky to have friends, colleagues and readers taking some time out of their weekend to help me celebrate the release of two new books (a new graphic novel called Chickensaurus, and a picture book for older readers called There’s Something Weird About Lena).

I was even luckier to have two great friends join in the shenanigans – Tim Harris and Nat Amoore. They’re both fantastic writers and super busy people, so it was a real honour to have them on board for this. Tim wrote a hilarious quiz for the occasion, and Nat, uh, how do I say this … Nat was apparently eaten alive by a fictional book character. You’ll have to check out the recording to see what I mean. Rest assured it was a spooktacular performance.

So if you’ve got some time, I hope you can check out the book launch below; there are drawing tutorials, very silly jokes, behind-the-scenes reveals and giveaways! It was SO. MUCH. FUN.


Paper Bird Children’s Books

BUY from your local bookshop
Find your nearest bookshop here

BUY online
Booktopia (Australia and NZ only)
Angus and Robertson (Australia only)
Book Depository

There’s Something Weird About Lena

Paper Bird Children’s Books

BUY Local
Find your local bookshop

BUY online
Booktopia (Australia/NZ only)
Angus & Robertson (Australia only)
Book Depository

Author: James Foley

James Foley makes children’s books for children who read books. If you’re a child and you’re eating his books, you’re doing it wrong. His books include Brobot, Dungzilla, Gastronauts, Chickensaurus, Toffle Towers, My Dead Bunny and There's Something Weird About Lena. James lives in Perth with his wife, 2 kids, and a labrador. He is a massive Marvel movie nerd and comes from a long line of queuing enthusiasts. Follow him on FB/twitter/insta/youtube @jamesfoleybooks, or at .

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