Tag Archives: Sally Sutton


Whether it was the irresistibly warm spring day or that it was the first day of school holidays, there appeared to be only a small turnout at the Auckland SCBWI meeting on Saturday.  For whatever reason those of us who were … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

FARMER JOHN’S TRACTOR Written by: Sally Sutton Illustrated by: Robyn Belton Published by: Walker Books Australia 2012 Ages:   3 – 7 years Theme: patience, determination, trusty Opening Lines: Farmer John’s tractor lies locked in the shed. Rusty yet trusty and … Continue reading

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BOOK LOVE – A Blog Hop

I was deciding what to post this week when my dear writing buddy Carrie tagged me in a BOOK LOVE  of a blogging kind. Don’t you just love  the adorable badge that Dana Carey designed for this?  As Carrie points out we … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

Happy New Year Everyone, after coming back from our brief trip to spend Christmas with family and the mention of possibly the youngest nephew flying down to visit later in the year, I thought of this great book to review, … Continue reading

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Kiwi SCBWI Workshop 201

Spring is a lovely time of year, don’t you agree? On a sunny spring day last weekend I attended the Kiwi SCBWI Picture Books 201 workshop headed by award-winning author and illustrator, Sally Sutton and Nina Rycroft. After attending last year’s … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday

When I first saw this book, I immediately thought of a fellow online writer buddy and her love for the quirky, fun, laugh out-loud stories and thought what a kick she would get out of this.  So my Perfect Picture … Continue reading

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