Stories make us: in conversation with Morris Gleitzman

In February, award-winning children’s author Morris Gleitzman was named the new Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018–19. As laureate, he will join his predecessors, Leigh Hobbs, Jackie French, Alison Lester and Boori Monty Pryor in promoting the importance of reading. Morris kindly shared his time with us to discuss the laureateship; why the need for stories [...]

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Talking To Fathers And Their Sons

On the weekend I gave a short talk entitled Father & Son – Side by Side at an event ran by Kids Giving Back.   In short, the day involved 30+ fathers with their teenage sons cooking meals and delivering them to people who needed them; women’s shelters, youth refuges, services for homeless people etc. [...]