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Janeen Brian
Children's Author, poet, loves reading, creating mosaics, nature, cups of tea.
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KatrinaGermein Apr 17
When you finish a picture book story and your agent suggests changes and you say you'll try when really you're thinking 'no way, my story is perfect' but then you try her advice anyway and your story becomes way better.
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Janeen Brian Apr 9
It's always a joy and a surprise to find a parcel from School Magazine in your letterbox! Thanks to this great team for publishing my poem 'The Goldilock's Letters' in the April edition of BLAST OFF. Thanks also to Aska for the fun illustrations.
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Janeen Brian Apr 7
I loved being one of the poets featured in the poetry anthology, 'This is Home', published by Susan Hall (NLA), edited by the brilliant Jackie French and illustrated by the talented Tania McCartney. The esteemed...
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Janeen Brian Apr 1
Tomorrow I leave for a three-day author tour visiting schools on the Eyre Peninsula, SA. Thanks to funding organised by ASLA (Australian School Library Association ) I’ll be meeting the staff and...
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Janeen Brian Mar 31
Replying to @SophieMasson1
Thanks so much, .
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Janeen Brian Mar 31
A new series. A new contract. Very happy to sign!
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Janeen Brian Mar 30
I loved participating, presenting and reading to over 100 babies, parents, carers, grandparents and siblings at last week's Welcome to Babies event, where Amanda Rishworth (Federal Minister for Kingston SA) welcomed each baby into the community.
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Janeen Brian Mar 28
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Janeen Brian Mar 28
Amanda Rishworth (Federal Member for Kingston) and two babies (and their mums) who were welcomed at the Welcoming Babies Ceremony at Hallett Cove today - where I presented and read.
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Janeen Brian Mar 3
Are you in Adelaide, heading out to Fringe Festival events? I saw Build a Rocket, starring Serena Manteghi, last night at Holden Street Theatre. Breathtakingly wonderful! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
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Janeen Brian Feb 28
You've got to admit, a dog sneezing is pretty funny! Thanks to the School Magazine for publishing my poem, 'How my dog sneezes,' in the March issue of Countdown. And thanks too, to the wonderful illustrator, Toby...
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Janeen Brian Feb 26
For those enjoying the Fringe Festival in Adelaide - last night saw a fabulous piece of theatre at Holden Street Theatre. 'Extinguished Things' is written and performed by the brilliant Molly Taylor. An Edinburgh...
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Zanetti Cartoons Feb 24
Ita Buttrose was my Editor-In-Chief at in the '80s. She's old school, learning her craft with Packer and Murdoch. I witnessed her no-nonsense, no-BS, no-PC crap up close. Ita is the antidote needs.
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Janeen Brian Feb 13
A lovely morning spent with poet, Kate O'Neil and poet, Kristin Martin, whose poetry book, 'To Rhyme or Not to Rhyme, I'll be launching this Saturday. (thanks to Jenny Richardson for organising the get-together with Kate and husband, Christopher)
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Janeen Brian Jan 28
A big thank you to The School Magazine who published both my poem, 'The Dilemma of a Dachshund' (in Countdown, Issue 1, 2019) and my story, 'Jack and the Pelican' (in Touchdown, Issue 1, 2019) With thanks also to the two great illustrators, Greg Holfeld and Tohby Riddle.
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Janeen Brian Jan 27
Replying to @GabrielleWang
I love the concept and the black and white zebra is gorgeous against the warm, delicious colours of the city environment. Great, Gabi.
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Gabrielle Wang Jan 25
Here are some details from my picture book Zebra in the City written by Wang Yi Mei and illustrated by me. To be published in China by Tomorrow Publishing House. 🦓🌟🦓
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Janeen Brian Jan 27
Warmest congratulations to a fabulous creator and lady!
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Janeen Brian Jan 21
Nice news this morning. My poem, ‘The Wizard On His Bike’ will appear in Fire Burn, Cauldron Bubble: Magical Poems Chosen by Paul Cookson, to be published by Bloomsbury Education this year.
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National Centre ACL Jan 19
'Wherever young people are growing up, they deserve to know what went into the making of their world. They have a right to be free to enjoy the richness that history and culture have bequeathed them. By reading aloud, we can help make that happen'
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