In episode 97 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:
10 Minutes with Matt Stanton
Allison spends 10 minutes with Matt Stanton, discussing his latest middle-grade novel ‘Evie Dreams Big’ (Bored #3), creating in family life, and building a cruise ship in a car space. Plus, Megan has school holiday activities for budding illustrators and Allison has a comp for young writers.
Books we mention
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Bookmail and TBR pile
‘PASTA!’ by Felice Arena. Illustrated by Beatrice Cerocchi
‘Craig Shanahan Cooking up a Storm’ by John Dickson
‘Billy and the Giant Adventure’ by Jamie Oliver
‘Clutch’ by M. G. Leonard
10 minutes with Matt Stanton
Matt Stanton is a bestselling children’s author and illustrator who has sold more than one million books. His middle-grade series, Funny Kid, debuted as the #1 Australian kids’ book and has fans all around the world. He has twenty picture books to his name, including the award-winning Books That Drive Kids Crazy! and Fart Monster series, and is currently creating his immensely popular graphic novel series, The Odds, and brand-new series of novels, Bored.
The professional association of South Australian English Teachers has announced its Young Writers’ Awards are open.
Matt Stanton How to Draw series.
Tony Flowers online session for Brisbane Writers Festival.
Join Tony Flowers and Megan Daley in conversation, while they explore visual literacy and the process of writing stories in pictures. Through Tony’s recent works we will look at innovation and creativity in publishing and how to take your stories to the world stage.
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