Author Feature: Darren Groth


#TuesdayTalk with Darren Groth. Darren Groth’s YA novel, Are You Seeing Me? launches this month. Darren, what inspired you to write Perry and Justine’s story? Anyone who’s spent any time with me knows I am Dad to a set of twins: one girl, one boy. My daughter is ‘neurotypical’, which is how people in the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) community sometimes refer to regular, everyday kids who do not have autism. She is amazing. She plays trumpet, creates short animated films and adores The Hunger Games. My son, who is three minutes younger than my […]

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Author Feature: Lorna Crozier


#TuesdayTalk with Lorna Crozier Lorna’s new board book, So Many Babies, launches this month. What inspired you to write for babies and very young children? I have six grandchildren, all who live within half an hour of our house. Two are babies. Those are who I keep in mind when I’m writing board books. Is there a story behind the creation of your book?  I wrote So Many Babies after seeing babies everywhere I went–in stores, cafes, libraries, cars, planes, etc. I then began to imagine animal babies rather than human and wrote about where […]

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