Portable Magic – George Ivanoff

July 27, 2020

Welcome to a new week. What strange and unsettling times we live in. I hope you are staying well and looking after yourself and each other. Time for a little respite from all that is happening. Grab a coffee and join me for the latest Portable Magic. This week I interview energetic and enthusiastic children’s...

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Portable Magic – Jude Rossell

July 20, 2020

Tortoises, German turrets, scientists and dinosaurs. The latest Portable Magic has all that and more. My guest today is Jude Rossell. Jude writes and illustrates children’s books and so far has written 15 and illustrated 80. Her books include the fabulous and highly decorated Stella Montgomery series and brand new picture book, Pink, written by...

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Portable Magic – Jackie Hosking

July 13, 2020

This week’s Portable Magic guest is author, Jackie Hosking. Jackie writes poetry for children, runs poetry courses and competitions and edits the on-line writing ezine, Pass It On. She’s also the author of picture books, including The Croc and The Platypus and Temper Tabitha, out in August, 2020. Jackie is known for her warmth and...

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Portable Magic – Jasmine Seymour.

July 6, 2020

Jasmine Seymour’s Baby Business is an evocative and moving picture book about a First Nations People’s baby smoking ceremony. Released by Magabala books it is a rich, beautiful book that took my breath away. I was thrilled when I learned Jasmine was going to illustrate Family, the second book in the Our Place series written...

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