Lesley Gibbes Interview

Today’s guest is an internationally published children’s author, teacher and presenter at the Australian Writers Centre, where she teaches adults to write kids chapter books. She’s popped in today for a taco and to tell us all about her awesome new picture book, Dinosaur Dads, to share her author journey and offer up some amazing writing gems. Ladies and gentlemen give it up for the dynamic, energetic and awesome author that is, Lesley Gibbes.

Books In Lockdown

Home by Karen Hendriks and Alisa Knatko

Karen joins us today to discuss her latest book (born in lockdown), Home. It’s a beautiful book inspired by Karen’s family history. I hope you enjoy listening to Karen’s story as much as I have.

Karen has been a teacher for over twenty years and has always used children’s picture books in her literacy teaching. Karen had a long held goal to write picture books which she has achieved so wonderfully. Her latest picture book is Home. This, and two other of Karen’s books were born in lockdown, which is such a shame, because this beautiful book deserves a home on your shelves.

Resources Mentioned:

Lesley Gibbes: To find out more about this wonderful author and presenter, click on her website here.

Dinosaur Dads: To find out more about Leslie’s latest picture book from Scholastic Australia here.

Scholastic Books: to find out more about Scholastic Publishing here.

Australian Writers Centre: to find out about this amazing writing institution, click here.

Stephen Michael King: To find out more about this amazing illustrator, click here.

Marjorie Crosby-Fairall: to check out more work from this amazing illustrator, click here.

Home: to find out more about the wonderful picture book, Home

Karen Hendriks: To find out more about Karen and her wonderful work, click here.

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