Make your picture book shine

Katrina Germein interview

Today’s guest is an award-winning author of picture books and only picture books. She is super passionate about the genre that she won’t write anything else. Don’t even bother asking her. It‘s picture books that make her heart sing. And, her own picture books have been described as ‘love-filled’, ‘goose-bumpling’, and ‘achingly beautiful’. And I’ll go one more and say ‘hilarious!’

She’s the author of the My Dad Thinks He’s Funny series and much more, including her latest heart-warming book, Before you were born,

And she’s popped in today to share her journey with us, as well as some super tips on the craft of creating picture books. It’s Katrina Germein, ladies and gentlemen!

Before you were Born by Katrina Germain

 

Taco Shout-outs!!

 We’re out of Lockdown! Woo-hooo! As most of Australia is able to wander about the city streets, bookstores and cafes, we want to give a shout out to all those book launches and events planned over the coming weeks.

This week we have:

  • Chloe Stephens’ new book, My Talking Hands. For launch details click here. Or for Chloe’s website, click here.
  • Jules Faber let us know about an awesome illustrator exhibition, including some of Australia’s most loved illustrators, launching this Saturday 27th November 2021. For more details, go to the website here. You can RSVP (for catering) by calling 4751 1067 or emailing nlg@nationaltrust.com.au
  • Cans for Change is a middle grade novel and is launching this Sunday 28 November @ Forest Lake Tavern in Brisbane from 2-4pm. For more details, click on Hawk Eye Books here
  • To find out more about Richard Cantle’s charming picture book, click here.

 

Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

 Katrina Germein: to find out more about this wonderful author, click on website here.

Before you were born: For more information about this book published by Harper Collins, click here.

My Dad thinks he’s super funny: For more info about this book from Walker Books Australia, click here.

The Selfish Giant: If you’d like to know more about this Oscar Wilde classic, click here

 

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