Children’s Book Council Honour Book

Phil’s book Ride,Ricardo,Ride! – illustrated by Shane Devries and published by Omnibus Scholastic – has been awarded “Honour Book” in the 2016 Children’s Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Awards!

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Ride, Ricardo, Ride! shortlisted

Phil’s book Ride,Ricardo, Ride! – illustrated by Shane Devries and published by Omnibus Scholastic – has been shortlisted for the 2016 Children’s Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year!

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“There is a lot to explore in this moving and inspiring picture book.” – Magpies

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Phil at Adelaide Writers Week

Phil will be appearing in the Story Tent at Adelaide Writers Week on Saturday February 27th at 10.35, and on Sunday the 28th February at 10.35!
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‘Echidna Jim went for a swim’

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Phil’s new book, Echidna Jim went for a swim, will be available February 1st through Scholastic.

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Watch Phil read ‘Be Brave, Pink Piglet!’

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‘Be Brave, Pink Piglet’ now available!!

Phil’s new book , Be Brave, Pink Piglet published by Hachette Lothian Children’s Books and illustrated beautifully by the amazing Sarah Davis is OUT NOW!

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Praise for Be Brave, Pink Piglet:

This is a charming story of bravery and determination …

A delightful read aloud story for younger readers, one that will encourage them to think about how brave they can be in attempting something new.

The repetition in the first section where he is frightened by the farm animals will please younger readers and encourage them to predict and read along with the increasingly familiar words.

Sarah Davis’ artwork will thrill younger readers as they recognise the farm animals and the antics they get up to, sympathising with Pink Piglet’s attempts at independence.

Highly Recommended.       Fran Knight            Read Plus.

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Bridie’s Boots has been shortlisted!

Bridie’s Boots, illustrated by Sara Acton, has been shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards in the 3 to 5 year old category.

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Newspaper Hats is OUT NOW!

Phil’s much awaited picture book, Newspaper Hats, illustrated by Owen Swan (who collaborated with Phil on ANZAC Biscuits) and published by Scholastic is OUT NOW!!
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Notable Book

Phil’s book Bridie’s Boots, illustrated by Sara Acton, has been awarded the honour of being named a Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable Book for 2015!

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Ride, Ricardo, Ride!

Phil’s new book Ride,Ricardo,Ride!, powerfully Illustrated by Shane Devries and published by Omnibus Scholastic, is OUT NOW!

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