Bronze Bird Tower out soon!

Bronze Bird Tower: Dragonkeeper 6 will be published on 1 March. It follows the adventures of Tao and Kai when they finally find the Dragon Haven. It is the final book in the Dragonkeeper series. I started planning the first Dragonkeeper book way back in 2000, and Dragonkeeper was published in 2003. I didn’t know … Continued

Dragonkeeper and Black Snake Audiobooks Available

I’ve had many emails from teachers and parents asking if audiobook versions of my books are available. Most enquiries have been on behalf of students with learning difficulties. It has taken nearly two years to get the relevant rights, permissions and conversions, but I am pleased to announce that my two most popular books Dragonkeeper and … Continued

Readers’ Art

Gwenivere from Perth has sent me pictures of some of her fabulous artwork inspired by the Dragonkeeper series. Here is a lovely drawing of Danzi and Kai from the first trilogy. And this is a sculpture of Sunila, the naga from the second trilogy.    

Atmospheric wins 2016 Wilderness Society Award

Atmospheric has won the Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children’s Literature Award in the non-fiction category, and I am thrilled. It was awarded yesterday, on the last day of the Melbourne Writers Festival. Atmospheric: the burning story of climate change was a book I felt I had to write. I am sure that climate change is a huge … Continued

Reader’s Art

I don’t get a lot of artwork from readers these days, but this is one I got recently from Lara or Murray Bridge. Isn’t it lovely?

Carole Sightings

I am out and about over the next few months, speaking at various events. If you would like to come and hear me take part in panel discussions, speak about my books, or ask me some questions, then this is your chance — I’ll be in Perth, Beaconsfield, Launceston and Sydney. Perth Writers Festival This is starting soon! … Continued

Talk at Eltham Bookshop

Next Sunday, I’ll be talking about my new book Atmospheric at the Eltham Library. There will be time for questions, a chat and signing. Come along and say hello! 3-4 pm, Sun 25 Nov, 970 Main Rd Eltham

Atmospheric Blog Tour

  I am doing a blog tour to celebrate the release of my new book Atmospheric: the burning story of climate change. Monday 5 October            Genie in a book My 5 top tips for being sustainable Wednesday 7 October       Inside My Worlds You too can grow your own veggies and … Continued

Atmospheric Book Launch

The publication of every book is an important time, but the release of my latest book is particularly significant for me. It’s called Atmospheric: the burning story of climate change and it aims to inform young people about how we’ve mistreated our atmosphere for centuries, why that puts our climate at risk and what they (and all of … Continued

Kai’s Recipe Book

To celebrate the release of the paperback edition of Shadow Sister, I have written a new ‘story’ set in the Dragonkeeper world. As Kai has gotten older, he has developed an interest in cooking and has become a sort of gourmet dragon. Kai’s Recipe Book is his first collection of favourite dishes. You can download it here. … Continued