|with my lovely friend, the fabulous author Kate Forsyth|
|Libby Gleeson reads from her picture book, Banjo and Ruby Red|
It became obvious to me that of all my books for sale, my recent book on anxiety was the most popular. Sad, in a way, that it has become such a necessary thing to both write and promote a book about anxiety, but I focus on the freedom and strength that comes from understanding and tackling this issue, and feel blessed to be able to share my experiences with children and their families. Parents worry about their anxious children and many wanted to chat to me about their child.
|Jodie Wells-Slowgrove chatting about her 'Daisy' books|
|members of the new western sydney CBCA branch|
|author Sandy Fussell giving an origami workshop|
Thank you CBCA (Children's Book Council of Australia) for organising the event. I managed to catch up with writer/illustrator friends and made awesome new friends.