Five Minutes with Susanne Gervay #LoveAusAuthors

Susanne Gervay is a passionate advocate of literacy. She is an Ambassador for ‘Room to Read’, bringing literacy to more than 20 million children in Asia and Africa; a Role Model and on the committee for Books in Homes, which has brought nearly 3 million books to disadvantaged and indigenous children; and a Reading ambassador…

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I’m busy writing my new YA, which is an #ownvoices magical realism story, as one of the main characters, Odelle, happens to have type 1 diabetes. I don’t know of any magical realism or fantasy where the main character has a chronic illness or disability and it’s just the way it is, rather than the…

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How Books Can Help Your Children

how books can help your children

Do you have a favourite book from childhood? I have far too many to list, but will add The Famous Five, Trixie Beldon, Anne McCaffrey’s Dragon series, Watership Down and Anne of Green Gables, to highlight but a few. I was also reminiscing with my mum recently, about the magic of Alice Through The Looking…

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