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My writing includes a Junior Fiction duology - the Eliza Boom Diaries - and four novels for teenagers – Girl, Aloud (2009), Steal My Sunshine (2013), The Other Side of Summer (2016) and I Am Out With Lanterns (2018).

 

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2019 Appearances
The Other Side of Summer

The Other Side of Summer

The Other Side of Summer is published by Penguin Random House. Jacket design by Astred Hicks. Suitable for readers roughly 11-14 years.

“This perfectly pitched piece is a beauty.”
Bec Kavanagh, Stella Prize Schools Coordinator and chair of LoveOzYA

To Read a sample, hear the song, and meet Tim & Emma, visit The Other Side of Summer Website

2019 Appearances

January 2, 2019 5:05 pm

I’ll keep this post updates as new appearance dates are confirmed. In the meantime, here are the speaking gigs I’ll...

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Eliza Boom Fans

April 18, 2016 11:42 am

Some wonderful photos and videos that readers of Eliza Boom have sent me. Click here to watch Lilou from Holland...

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My Reading Life: 2015

May 10, 2015 10:30 am

In 2015 I read about 100 books, mostly young adult fiction, a fair bit of middle-grade, and a handful of...

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The Long-Lost Book

December 16, 2012 3:18 pm

The works of Eleanor Brown and Alberta Frank I thought I had no pedigree in children’s books, that I came...

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