I already posted about a few upcoming events for May and June, but a whole bunch more came up. May and June is going to be HUGE! Get set for:
- an online graphic novels workshop
- an online writers festival
- a tour of illustrators’ studios
- a kids’ story writing competition
- an author talk
- an online workshop for illustrators
- a storytelling festival
Continue reading “Events for May/June (updated)”
Ever wonder how graphic novels get made?
I’ve recorded a workshop on that very subject for the Brisbane Writers Festival’s online program.
Continue reading “Learn how to create graphic novels with me”
Want to know a little more about the making of my latest picture book, Stellarphant?
Check out this chat with Joy Lawn from the Paperbark Words blog.
I talk about the themes of diversity, difference and discrimination; reveal my favourite illustration from the book; and more.
Thanks for the chat, Joy!
I got some fantastic news today.
My latest picture book, Stellarphant, is on the shortlist for the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Picture Book of the Year! ⭐️🐘🚀
Congrats to all the other shortlistees. I’m honoured that my book is in such wonderful company.
Continue reading “Stellarphant shortlisted for Picture Book of the Year”
It’s called Yildizfilosu, and it’s such a clever translation of the original English title: they managed to keep the pun! Let me explain …
Continue reading “Stellarphant out now in Turkey”
Stellarphant is available as an audio reading on the Kinderling app!
Plus interviews on the Reading With a Chance of Tacos podcast and the Fremantle Shipping News.
Continue reading “Stellarphant on digital radio + 2 new interviews”
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.
Continue reading “Five interviews in ten days”
Here’s your first sneak-peek at my upcoming picture book!
Click below to watch the trailer.
Stellarphant lifts off in November 2021, but you can pre-order it now:
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.
Continue reading “Events for July”
On a dark and stormy night exactly 10 years ago today, The Last Viking was launched.
Continue reading “The Last Viking turns 10”