A H Benjamin is an established children’s author who has been writing books since the mid-eighties. He has been published by Andersen Press, O.U.P, Little Tiger Press, Franklin Watts, Q.E.D and many other big publishing houses. He has written 38 books which have sold worldwide with 25 translations including Chinese, Korean, Turkish, Afrikaans, Greek and Arabic. His books are very popular in schools and libraries. He currently ranks 306 in the UK Public Landing Right. Also some of his work has been adapted for radio, television and theatre.
He lives in Lincolnshire with his wife, Trisha. They have four grown up children and five young grandchildren who have all been an inspiration to him.
blOOturtle will release his new book A Fish For Hamish soon.
Based in Melbourne, Australia, Sarah Cannata is a writer, journalist and PR consultant. A passionate wordsmith, she’s also the founding editor of This Woman Can, an online newshub and digital magazine that helps young people and women to realise and maximise their career and life potential.
Sarah’s passion for writing began in high school when she wrote her first short story. Today, she’s an Amazon.com international best-selling author and has been published widely in The Age, The Daily Muse, Women’s Agenda, Kochie’s Business Builders and is a Huffington Post contributor. She especially enjoys writing about gender equality and women’s issues.
Sarah is the author of the soon to be released Willow Willpower.
Nicole Madigan is a Brisbane based writer and widely published journalist with more than 15 years in the media and communications industries.
Having always been an avid reader and lover of words, Nicole’s writing career began as a newspaper journalist, where she spent several years before switching mediums. After several years as an on-air television reporter, Nicole embarked on a career as a freelance journalist and feature writer, enabling her to work around her growing family, while writing for a wide variety of high profile publications.
Since the arrival of her first child (she now has three!), Nicole’s love of children’s literature has continued to grow, as has her belief that reading to your child is one of the most precious gifts you can give them.
Nicole is the author of Darcy and the Dinosaurs and Ballerina Monkey.
Michael Winn is a young writer from Melbourne, Australia. He has degrees in both journalism and primary school teaching, and has worked for It Gets Better Australia to raise awareness and promote hope for members of the LGBTIQ+ community who suffer with mental health issues. He has also been profiled in The Age, The Herald Sun and other media outlets for the work he is doing to further equality in Australia and around the world.
I wrote Peter the Perfect Peacock for my nephew for his first birthday. I wanted to give him a story with messages I felt were important to instil in him as he began his life.
For both my nephew, and children everywhere around the world, I wanted a story that let them know that they are perfect exactly the way they are. At times they may feel different to the people around them, but that should never be a cause for concern, because there is no better feeling than being celebrated for being exactly who you are.
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