Five interviews in ten days

As part of the promo for my new book Stellarphant , I’ve had five interviews in ten days. One was a blog, one was a podcast, two were on radio and one was live on facebook.

You can watch, read and listen via the links below.


INTERVIEW:
ABC Radio Perth, Saturday Breakfast
The Picture book that is going gangbusters
with Roanna Edwards & Molly Schmidt


INTERVIEW:
Alphabet Soup
James Foley on Stellarphant
with Rebecca Newman


INTERVIEW:

Helen Milroy Presents …
with Helen Milroy

Join us for this 35min interview where we discuss the pros and cons of being a writer/ illustrator; self-care for writers; and whether or not you should quit the day job and write a children’s book.


INTERVIEW:

RTR FM
with Fiona Bartholomaeus

Fiona and I talk all things Stellarphant in this 10min interview.


INTERVIEW:
Better Reading Kids Live!
with the inimitable Adrian Beck

A hilarious 40min video chat, including a quiz and a behind-the-scenes look at Stellarphant.



My new picture book Stellarphant is available now in Australia and New Zealand!
It’s available in the USA from January 1st.

Buy it now:

… or grab a copy from your local bookshop.

Events for July

NB: Western Australia enters a four day lockdown from 12.01am Tuesday 29 June. Some of the events below may be rescheduled. I’ll update the details as I have them.

James

It’s a super-busy month ahead, featuring a 10th birthday celebration for my first book on July 10!

The Last Viking is 10 years old (already!), so we’re having a Viking Crafternoon to celebrate.

Full details on that and more below.

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2 competitions for creative WA kids

If you know a young artist in WA, here are two fantastic chances for them to get their work recognised: the Make Your Own Story Book competition and the Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists.

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Toffle Towers: old-school hand-lettering & a rocket-powered bus

Ever wondered how the title type for a series gets designed? I’ll show you my inspirations for the title type of the Toffle Towers series. I’ll also show you how I designed the series’ quirky shuttle bus vehicle.

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Toffle Towers: designing a hotel interior

The Toffle Towers series takes place in and around the eponymous hotel – it’s historic, a bit shabby and definitely quirky.  In this post I’ll show you how I designed the hotel’s lobby.

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