Dymocks Children's Charities

August 09, 2018

Total Quack Up Writing Competition – and the winner is…

Here’s Adrian Beck and Sally Rippin announcing the winner of the Total Quack Up Writing Competition. If you missed out on this one don’t forget to enter the other brilliant competition with Just Kidding Magazine…

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July 12, 2018

Total Quack Up Writing Competition for Kids (it’s new!) Competition closes 29 July – so get busy!

Penguin Random House is seeking submissions from young writers for a new humorous short story collection, Total Quack Up! (October 2018), edited by children’s authors Sally Rippin and Adrian Beck, and illustrated by James Foley. Rippin and…

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August 03, 2017

How to get an author to visit your school!

I recently had the opportunity to visit two small schools located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. The staff and students from Wingello Primary, Penrose Primary and Bundanoon Primary Schools were so engaged,…

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July 06, 2017

Come and Walk the Sydney Harbour Bridge in September with me and Dymock the Duck!

As I mentioned in last month’s Newsletter, I really want to encourage fans to become part of our team and join me, Dymock the Duck and a host of other keen beans to walk in…

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February 04, 2017

Garden Party Gorgeousness!

What a brilliant series of events we had! I hope that everyone who came along to the garden parties to celebrate the launch of Alice-Miranda Holds the Key enjoyed them as much as I did….

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