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  • When Billy was a Dog!

    Wed 1 May, 2019

    Only one more month to go before this gorgeous new book will be available in bookstores across Australia.

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  • Puddles vs Ipads

    Thu 18 Apr, 2019

    Head on over to my blog to read my latest post on the pleasures of puddles

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  • Kids Who Did

    Mon 4 Feb, 2019

    Twenty years ago, ‘Tough Stuff – true stories of kids and courage’ was published by Allen & Unwin. It was a book straight from my heart. To celebrate its 20th anniversary, I’ve rewritten the entire book, updating old stories, adding 11 new stories and a new chapter. Tough Stuff was so loved that it never…

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Kirsty is an Australian author of books for children and young adults.

“Every adult was once a child and the child inside them never completely disappears.”

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Upcoming Events

  • 1 June
    Victorian Launch of When Billy Was a Dog, 3.00 pm
    The Little Bookroom, Carlton North
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  • 2 June
    Books Illustrated Stall, 11.00 am - 1.00 pm
    Melbourne Book Market
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  • 14 June
    WA Launch of When Billy was a Dog, 6.00 pm
    The Literature Centre, Fremantle
  • 15 June
    Puppies and Portraits
    Paper Bird Bookshop
  • 17-28th June
    Talented Young Writers' Program
    Bunbury, Busselton & Fremantle, WA
  • 2 August
    HASS Conference WA
    Perth, WA
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