My writing buddy, Sheryl Gwyther, just discovered some links to my Big Blue Whale poem online. Big Blue Whale was published last year in the Junior Journal magazine, distributed to all Zealand and Pacific Island school children. It had previously been published in Countdown magazine, while Clue to the Blue a poem written the same weekend on the same topic, was published in Comet.
Here’s a snippet of the audio version of Big Blue Whale… Click to listen
Teaching notes are here. Always fascinating to read how it is used/interpreted. Click to read
Writing is a journey of ups and downs. Just when you feel like you’ve got it together – it can all come crashing down…
Last week was on of those weeks. After the excitement of Play School came the Curtis Coast Literary Carnivale – a feast for children and children’s authors/illustrators in the Port Curtis Region. It is one of the highlights of my year – and this was made even more exciting with the launch of ‘Net-a-Story’, an online component that I was involved with, mentoring students across our region.
But in amongst this busy happiness rolled…
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