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Specialising in: Children's Fiction

JAYNE LYONS is a Perth based children’s author who also works for a major Australian corporation. She has worked in the developing world and seen challenges faced by underprivileged children firsthand. She is passionate children being given the opportunity to achieve their dreams. Born and raised in Liverpool, UK, Jayne combines the unlikely loves of…

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Rebecca Laffar-Smith is a science fiction and fantasy author who helps readers escape reality and experience possibility. She also writes children's books under the name Bec J. Smith. She is a strong advocate for early childhood literacy and support for children with language and literacy difficulties such as dyslexia. Rebecca loves presenting workshops for children,…

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HM Waugh is an author, environmental scientist and educator with experience presenting to school (K-12) and community groups on topics ranging from conservation to dinosaurs. Her middle grade novel 'The Lost Stone of SkyCity' is out now with Fremantle Press, and she has science non-fiction published in CSIRO's 'Double Helix' magazine and Kings Park's 'For…

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Frané Lessac is an author-illustrator, publishing over forty-five award-winning books for children. Frané speaks at festivals in Australia and overseas sharing the process of writing and illustrating books, empowering both children and adults. Frané’s latest books include Under the Southern Cross and We Are Grateful:Ostaliheliga, which has been awarded the 2019 Boston Globe–Horn Book Picture…

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