Posts tagged “childrens book

BOOK WEEK NEWS: Enfield Primary School talks.

My last day of Book Week found me at Enfield Primary School. There were lots of kids keen to learn all about graphic novels.

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Naturally I did my character creation part of my talk. Here is what the kids came up with.

First we have Joe the rabbit. He has slugs for arms, a hamburger for a body and dinosaur legs. He lives in a cave under the sea.

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Next we have Lexi the shark. She has robot arms, a kangaroo body with skeleton legs. She lives in a giant Pokeballon on Planet Mars.

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Here we have Bob the unicorn. He has an eyeball for a body, T-Rex arms and sharks for legs. He lives in a huge jellyfish on the Moon.

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Last we have Jerry the mouse. He has a wedge of cheese for a body, rockets for arms and the Hulk’s legs. He lives in a giant book in Candy land.

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Some of the kids after my talks decided to draw some pictures to give to me. Thanks guys, I think these pictures are awesome! Stay rad and keep on drawing!

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BOOK WEEK NEWS: Playford Library talk.

Right after doing my King’s Baptist Grammar talks I drove down to the Playford library to give another talk. It was a good turn out and everything went great. Here is what the kids came up with when I did my character creation bit.

Meet Milkshake the cat. He has a log for a body, brooms for arms and octopus legs. He lives in a magician’s hat in space

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BOOK WEEK TALKS: Kings Baptist Grammar – DAY 2

On the second day of talks at King’s Baptist Grammar I had a bunch of kids waiting for me to sign stuff when I rocked up. It was awesome and I have never had that happen to me before.

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As usual I did my talks and ended with a character creation part. Here is what the kids came up with.

First up we have Debbie the cat. She has bananas that shoot out puppies for arms, a KFC bucket for a body and chainsaws for legs. She lives in a giant hot dog in the land of doughnuts.

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Next we have Bobby the pig. He has giraffes for arms, a snow mans body with bacon for legs. He lives in a whale in Candy land.

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Last we have Fred the worm. He has a vending machine for a body, sausage dogs for arms and human legs. He lives in a giant Lego block in a forest.

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I had an amazing time at King’s Baptist Grammar. I just want to thank Denise Visciglio and  all the kids for making we feel really welcome! Thanks everyone!

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Aldinga library Talks

Here is a drawing that me and the kids did on the 3rd of May at Aldinga library.

His name is Jeff. He is a rat with a donut body. He has tentacles for arms, Dolphins for legs and a cat’s tail. He lives in the Land of Toilet Rolls in a giant eye ball house.

 

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Stirling Library Talk

I did a talk on Graphic novel at the Stirling library.

Here is what the kids came up with in the character creation part of the talk.

This is Steve the dog who has a taco for a body, donut arms with chip fingers, skeleton legs and a flower for a tail. He lives in a giant chicken on a huge marble in space.

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Just Joking. OUT NOW!

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Just Joking is a joke book from Camp Quality and Scholastic. I did all the illustrations for it.

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What do you call a pig that knows karate?
A pork chop! 

With heaps of new jokes inside and page after page of fun activities, this is a book that will keep kids entertained for hours! Includes loads of hilarious illustrations by Dan McGuiness, creator of the popular Pilot and Huxley books! 

Camp Quality is committed to bringing hope and happiness to children living with cancer, their families and communities, through ongoing quality recreational, educational and financial support programs. 

Scholastic Australia is proud to donate all royalties from sales to this worthy cause.

If you would like to buy a copy online, go here.


Drongoes. OUT NOW!!!

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Drongoes is the latest Mates book that I have illustrated. It is written by Christine Bongers and is for year 3 -4 primary school kids.

Blurb.
Can Jack beat Rocket Robson in the cross-country this year? If only! But his best mate Eric might be the real winner in this race…

If you want a copy you can buy it online for here.


Buzz Off! OUT NOW!

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Hi everyone. Here is a book that I illustrated and Randa Abdel-Fattah wrote.

Blurb.
Noor can’t sleep. That pesky fly will not leave him alone! He even thinks he can hear it talking! If he only knew how to get rid of it, everything would be better-or would it?

You can Buy a copy online from here.


Concept drawings for my new book.

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Pilot and Huxley VS Planet Arpos (Vol 3)

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Pilot and Huxley VS Planet Arpos by Dan McGuiness.

Pilot and Huxley are about to meet the most evil being in the universe. It’s up to them to foil Arpros’ most wicked plan yet: the annihilation of existence. Will Pilot and Huxley save the day?

Buy it online for here.


Pilot and Huxley Vol 1.

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Pilot and Huxley by Dan McGuiness.

When Pilot and Huxley forget to return their video game, they have no idea how much trouble they’re about to be in. On the run from an inter-dimensional hit man debt collector who really wants their game, the two friends find themselves stranded in a crazy dimension, where the only way to get home is to retrieve the golden nose-hair of a mountain giant. Things are about to get seriously snotty.

Buy Online here.