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Janeen Brian
Children's Author, poet, loves reading, creating mosaics, nature, cups of tea.
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Janeen Brian Sep 4
Off to Africa tomorrow. A 10 day safari is the main item on the list. Back in touch with FB on my return!!
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Janeen Brian Aug 28
So pleased 'I'm a dirty dinosaur' made it into this wonderful list.
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Jackie French Aug 25
Just sent three new competed books to the publisher. Is this a record for a day? (I didn't write them all today, just did the final touches. They have been 3-7 years in the making). The third is what will be the annual free Christmas ebook Miss Lily novella.
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Janeen Brian Aug 23
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Janeen Brian Aug 23
I was working with the Yr 4/5s at St David's Parish School (SA) and we were writing mini-poems. The children were to link an animal with an emotion and write an action that showed that emotion. One student wrote:...
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Janeen Brian Aug 23
…/posts/693615327675098… Wow! The one-and-only Geoffrey McSkimming is reading my poem, 'Panda' on YouTube - as well as being published by...
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Janeen Brian Aug 22
A lovely day at Burnside PS (SA)with the bright, bubbly Maria, (Library Manager) and the Receptions and Yr 1s. Thanks Yr 1s too, for the absolutely wonderful paintings you did based on my picture/poetry book, 'Silly Galah!'
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Janeen Brian Aug 21
My Book Week 'treasures', when reading 'Where's Jessie?' came from two special friends: Anne Spudvilas knitted the teddy when I was ill with C, and Rosanne Hawke bought me the camel because of the number of my books...
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Janeen Brian Aug 19
Book Week Bonanza! Back to St. David's Parish School today, then to Kings' Baptist (Wynne Vale), Burnside PS, and St Ignatius at Norwood. Workshops and 'meet the author' sessions. Happy reading, everyone!
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National Centre ACL Aug 17
Heartiest congratulations to author, James Moloney, for his award for distinguished services to children's literature in Queensland 😍 his latest book, 'The love that I have', an absolute YA stunner
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Janeen Brian Aug 16
Congratulations to all the WINNERS and HONOURS recipients in this year's CBCA awards!! I've read some of the books and look forward to reading more!
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Janeen Brian Aug 14
Off to Burnside Junior Primary School today with my books, soft toys, puppets, pictures and stories to share with the Receptions and year 1s. And I'll be back there again next Wednesday too. Hi, everyone!
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Janeen Brian Aug 10
Late yesterday afternoon, I had a great time reading stories by May Gibbs to children and adults at the wonderful Carrick Hill (SA). It was an honour to help celebrate the stunning new garden dedicated to the iconic...
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Janeen Brian Aug 4
It's a bit exciting puddling around with a new picture book idea . . .
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Janeen Brian Aug 4
How wonderfully heartening. Congratulations to all.
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Janeen Brian Jul 30
Looking forward to my sessions with the Years 1/2/3s tomorrow at St David's Parish School at TeaTree Gully. I'll be working with other classes too, over the next four weeks! See you then.
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Janeen Brian Jul 25
The setting of my next novel - written some years back - and being re-written some years forward! For a month I lived in this remote village of Ki, in Spiti, a small independent area in the Himalayas.
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Janeen Brian Jul 18
Thanks, . Nellie Melba was a voice and a woman!! I loved researching her story.
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NLA Bookshop Jul 17
This week we were lucky enough to be visited by some of NLA Publishing's authors! , and Jane Jolly stopped by to say hi and sign some books. You can grab the signed copies here:
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Janeen Brian Jul 16
Loved catching up with Susan Hall, publisher, at the National Library of Australia yesterday. And signing copies of my NLA publication, 'Where's Jessie' in the bookshop. Thanks, Linda.
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