Saving Elephants with Askari

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I had a fantastic evening last night saving elephants! As part of Animal Works I was helping to raise funds for the The Askari Project. The Askari Project were hosting a fundraiser event in Sydney to raise awareness about the … Continued

Sabai The Elephant

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Yesterday was my most favourite day ever ever ever! I got to meet a 6 week old Asian elephant calf called Sabai. Not only did I get to meet him but he wrapped his trunk around my neck and chewed … Continued

School Visit Sydney – Balgowlah

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This week I was invited to visit Balgowlah North Public School. I had such a brilliant time with these impassioned kids. They have been studying sustainability this term and knew all about endangered species and the problems our planet is … Continued

Ivory Trade Ban (Cracking Down on Illegal Ivory)

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Every year in Africa between 30,000-40,000 elephants are poached for their ivory. In 1900 there were 10 million, in 1979 there were 3 million, in 1989 there were 800,000 and now there are only 400,000 elephants left. It doesn’t taken … Continued

Australia Book Week

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I was lucky to be part of Australia Book Week at two primary schools in Sydney this year – Waverley Public School and Maroubra Bay Public School. The day I visited Waverley they were dressed up as characters from their … Continued

School Visit Children’s Artwork

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  Following on from my recent amazing school visit tour, I received this lovely note from one of the schools. It is so fantastic to think that I might have inspired some children to be authors or illustrators themselves one … Continued

The Books Have Arrived!

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The consignment of The POWEs And The Disappearing Tusks has finally arrived from the printers! EXCITED! To actually be holding my book in hands feels amazing, even though I am now tripping over several boxes in order to be able … Continued

2016 The Year of the Elephant!

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WildAid are running a campaign. A campaign to make 2016 the year of the elephant! The year the ivory trade stops! The year more elephants are born than killed by poachers! But it can only be the year of the … Continued

Island Elephant Rescue!

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The Lilayi Elephant Nursery has welcomed the latest orphan to their herd of babies. On the tiny island of Hulungwe in the Lower Zambezi in Zambia, a malnourished dehydrated male calf was found lost and alone by staff at the … Continued