Book Week 2019

Book Week 2019

Posted on: September 2, 2019 · 2 comments

Given Where is the Green Sheep? in its 15th year, it’s really lovely to see that book is still inspiring costumes for Book Week Parades.

Here are some of my favourites that doting parents, grandparents and carers have posted during Book Week. So much green! Well done to all for your imagination! And thank you to the Children’s Book … more »

National Science Week 10-18 August

Posted on: August 16, 2019 · No comments

Recently published in the Age, a cartoon of mine in praise of scientists. Where would we be without them?

Love Your Bookshop Day

Posted on: August 9, 2019 · No comments

Love Your Bookshop Day is this Saturday 10th August. It’s a dedicated day to celebrate your beloved local bookshop, support their existence and the perfect excuse to buy yourself a new book or five.

Bookshops all over the country will be throwing a party. Find out what’s happening near you at the Love Your Bookshop Facebook page or website: http://www.loveyourbookshopday.com.au

Hooray for … more »

Pink and blue rabbits

Posted on: August 6, 2019 · No comments

Maybe it really is true that there is no such thing as an original idea. In the train on one of the pages of Where is the Green Sheep? two of the other passengers on the train are rabbits – one pink, one blue. I don’t remember why I made them those particular colours, but it turns out that … more »

Sheep Decals – Special Offer!

Posted on: July 30, 2019 · No comments

Look out world, there are now in existence some extremely cute decals of Where Is The Green Sheep? Stick them on the wall, peel them off, stick them on another wall! The sun sheep, the swing sheep, the moon sheep and lots more, including of course the good ol’ green sheep.

It’s a promotion by Puffin books, buy two Mem … more »

NAIDOC Week 2019

Posted on: July 12, 2019 · 2 comments

We’re currently in NAIDOC Week 2019 – National Aboriginal and Islander Day of Celebration. The theme for this year is ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth’. It’s an important time for all of us, indigenous and non-indigenous to celebrate, commemorate and think about ways forward.

Lots of people are doing amazing work, but here’s a special shout out to the Indigenous … more »

Works from ‘Instances’

Posted on: May 30, 2019 · No comments

All good things must come to an end, and my exhibition ‘Instances’ at Beaver Galleries has now closed. But the good news is there are still a few framed watercolours available to purchase, beautifully framed in white lime washed timber. And also lots of prints (the joy of making editioned work), both framed and unframed at Beaver Galleries in … more »

My Exhibition Wash-Up

Posted on: May 30, 2019 · No comments

My exhibition at Beaver Galleries, Instances, was a great success and a good time was had by all. The work looked fantastic hanging on the walls and sitting in the display boxes, lots of lovely people came to the opening and quite a bit of work was sold. It was nicely reviewed in the Canberra Times by reviewer and … more »

The fight goes on (and on)

Posted on: May 21, 2019 · 2 comments

Like so many people, I am dismayed at the result of the recent Australian Election, particularly for what it means for the climate, and for what it means for the refugees and asylum seekers imprisoned by us on Manus and Nauru. Here’s a cartoon I did for the Age when Scott Morrison first became Prime Minister, in that strange … more »

Green Sheep turns 15!

Posted on: May 16, 2019 · No comments

Happy 15th Birthday to Where is the Green Sheep? which turned 15 this month. 15! Celebrating with a look at some lovely cakes from around the world that have been inspired by the book, some sent in to me and some that have been shared across the web.

Photo by Liz Andrews. Cake by Toddler Blues blog.

This cake was made for … more »