School Visit – Castlecrag Montessori – The POWEs

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School visit fun 🙂 What a lovely morning I’ve just spent at the Castlecrag Montessori pre-school. Such a sweet little school. I love how excited little children get when a visitor comes to school. They all rush up to tell … Continued

School Visit Sydney – Killarney – The POWEs

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I had a wonderful day yesterday, visiting a lovely little community-based preschool in Mosman. Killarney school is in a converted house on a tree-lined residential street. I loved it. I arrived a little early and walked in on the children … Continued

Podcasting – Introducing Wilderkids

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I’ve embarked on a new podcasting adventure . . . A few months back I met a fabulous woman who interviewed me for her environmental heroes podcast. We immediately hit it off, as you do when you meet someone from … 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

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

Children’s Poem About Poaching

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The inspiration behind the creation of the POWEs series is to save endangered wildlife and to instil in children a love for wildlife and wild places. I firmly believe that if children fall in love with wildlife they will grow … 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

UK School Visit Book Tour

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July was a fantastically busy time for the POWEs. I returned to the UK, to undertake a series of school visits at local primary schools in my old home town of Henley. I had so much fun!   I got … 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