Post-International Women’s Day, a cartoon follow-up

Post-International Women’s Day, a cartoon follow-up

Posted on: March 11, 2019 · 3 comments

The other day I posted some happy celebratory IWD cartoons, now here are some cartoons about some of the things we are still facing. Not to mention having a prime minister who publicly says on International Women’s Day ”we don’t want to see women rise only on the basis of others doing worse”. No, it wasn’t a parody.

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International Women’s Day

Posted on: March 8, 2019 · No comments

Happy International Women’s Day 2019! Some happy cartoons to celebrate. xx



School Strike for the Climate

Posted on: November 17, 2018 · 1 comment

Shout out to the wonderful organisers of the School Strike for Climate – Kids Striking from School for a Safe Climate Future. They are organising a strike of school students on 3o November to protest inaction on climate change. It’s this world they are going to inherit, and surprise, surprise, they want it to still be liveable. All power to … more »

Pozible campaign a success, calendar in shop

Posted on: October 23, 2018 · No comments

My Pozible campaign for the Mildred 2019 Calendar was a great success. The calendars are now printed (thanks Blue Island Press for a wonderful job) and I am in the process of packing up and mailing out the calendars and associated rewards from all the pledges. Thank you thank you thank you everyone for your support. 

If you missed out on … more »

OUT NOW – Bonnie and Ben Rhyme Again!

Posted on: October 5, 2018 · No comments

The new adventure of Bonnie, Ben and Skinny Doug, entitled Bonnie and Ben Rhyme Again, is officially in Australian bookshops this week! It’s by Mem Fox and me, and published by Scholastic Press. It’s a companion volume to the much-loved Good Night Sleep Tight. I am really looking forward to this book being in the world, and children discovering a whole new set … more »

Less than a week to go!

Posted on: September 14, 2018 · 1 comment

Here’s a rare image of a joyous Mildred. Must be the wonderful sunshine today, or that our crowdfunding campaign for the Mildred 2019 Calendar has been hurtling along! Pictured below is the cartoon for the month of October.

There’s only one week of the campaign left: don’t forget to make your pledge and reserve your reward.

(Please note, Mildred and I have … more »

Hooray, Mildred Calendar gets the go-ahead!

Posted on: September 6, 2018 · No comments

The 2019 Mildred Calendar is definitely going ahead! My crowdfunding campaign on Pozible flew past the target within the first few days. Exciting times indeed.

So, what now? I have decided the sky may as well be the limit and added what is known in Pozible world as a Stretch Goal.  The new goal means we can make even more calendars … more »

Pozible campaign for Mildred

Posted on: August 24, 2018 · No comments

I launched a new Pozible campaign! This one is for a Calendar for 2019, starring my occasional character Mildred.

Many of you have already met Mildred, and seen her acerbic and/or gloomy takes on life. Life is sometimes hard for her, but that makes for great cartoons. I’ve decided that Mildred deserves more limelight, and what better way to do this … more »

Love Your Bookshop Day

Posted on: August 11, 2018 · No comments

Today is Love Your Bookshop Day. Depending on your bookshop, there’s might still be some time left to head out and buy a book.  There are so many wonderful books out there, it won’t be difficult to find something you love. Or go tomorrow or the next day or anytime. Bookshops need our support and WE NEED OUR BOOKSHOPS! 

So much to see and do with Ducks Away!

Posted on: August 7, 2018 · No comments

I am very much looking forward to October when the new book by Mem Fox and me will be published in Australia, but in the meantime, I thought you might like to see some of the things people are doing with our book Ducks Away!, which is already out in both the United States and Australia.

Apart from the teapot one, … more »