November 18, 2019

I am so proud of what we are accomplishing for each other, and for our community, and I hope you are all as excited as I am about Mandurian Stories 2020!

November 18, 2019

Nanci Nott shares her thoughts on how FYA are helping the youth of Australia create a better world for tomorrow.

April 22, 2019

Mandurian Stories is now officially closed for submissions, although if you have a burning last-minute desire to get involved, I will be accepting late entries for another week or so. I've been blown away by the quality (and quantity!) of the wor...

January 14, 2019

Fill your home with books, art supplies, science experiments, cooking ingredients, musical instruments, robot-building-kits, and unusual plant species. Go to plays, libraries, new towns, caves, beaches, forests and planetariums. Volunteer in your com...

November 19, 2018

Socrates said, “I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think,” and he was right. Books make us think, and, better still, they allow us to explore worlds that would otherwise have been impossible for us to visit. Read with your children...

August 1, 2018

Turner Books isn't just about books. It's also about art, music, and anything else I want it to be about. We (my family and I) write and record songs about our books, make videos, review books we like...anything we want, really! My brother an...

August 1, 2018

We had our Not-Just-a-Book-Launch for Zany Circus: Pythagoras Rules on Sunday, and what a wonderful afternoon it was! Thank you so much to all the awesome people who braved the crazy weather to attend.

The games and activities did not go exactly as...

The official launch date of Zany Circus: Pythagoras Rules is July 22, 2018, so keep your eyes open for upcoming details about our book launch, and also for seeing purposes. Not to be confused with seeing porpoises, although that's cool, too.

Azalia and Xanthe talk about potatoes, bananas, story boarding, character arcs, banana arcs, and singing!

Today we explore the using of metaphors in MAGICAL WRITING!!

In other words, we describe a potato.

Also it's Book Week! Yay!

This was supposed to be...

August 6, 2017

I love how this book doesn’t sugar coat what happened, but it puts emphasis on the good things, and how people coped, and how life really would have been back then. I admire the amount of work put into this book.

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