A Fabulous International Holiday Writing Challenge: The Wonderful Whale Haiku Competition!

June 19, 2017 at 1:09 pm | Posted in Book launches, Buying my books, Clever Competitions, Storm Whale | Leave a comment
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Don’t you just love whales? These beautiful giants of the deep are so intelligent and wise, and they’ve lived at peace in their watery world for many thousands of years, in a way that we silly human beings simply cannot seem to manage up here on the earth! And many of you will know that my new book with Australian publishers Allen & Unwin, called Storm Whale, illustrated by the award-winning Australian artist Jane Tanner, has just been launched in Melbourne! So to celebrate these beautiful animals – and Jane’s and my beautiful new book – I thought it was high time that we celebrated these wonderful animals in a Wonderful Whale Haiku Competition!

The competition is open to any kid of Primary School age, anywhere in the world.

You’ve got lots of time for this one: the deadline is Saturday 30th September 2017, so you can have a lovely time over your upcoming holidays thinking about whales and writing your poem!

Go to my Clever Competitions page above for all the rules and requirements!

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And if you love the illustration above, and want to purchase your own copy of our new book, just click on the link here: http://www.chinesecalendartales.com!

Rickshaw Rooster is cock-a-doodling in the Press!

January 13, 2017 at 10:59 am | Posted in Book launches, Books about Chinese Zodiac, Bookshop event, Buying my books, Children's Chinese Zodiac Books, Chinese Calendar Tales, Chinese New Year, Chinese Zodiac | Leave a comment
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Thank you Little Steps Hong Kong for featuring my latest Chinese Calendar Tale on your Chinese New Years Books for Kids list! Rickshaw Rooster is cock-a-hoop! http://www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/shop/chinese-new-year-books-kids

And if you want to buy your very own copy, you can come to the fabulous Book Launch at Bookazine next Saturday 21st January (remember to RSVP by writing to enquiries@bookazine.com.hk or phone 2522-1785; register on Face Book at https://www.facebook.com/events/1844568015815956/) for your very own signed copy!

Or you can purchase online too (see the Buy My Books button above)!

 

 

Rickshaw Rooster is ready to crow!!!

December 17, 2016 at 4:36 pm | Posted in Books about Chinese Zodiac, Buying my books, Children's Chinese Zodiac Books, Rooster story | Leave a comment
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Cockadoodledoo!! My feisty, cocky and VERY noisy Rooster is ready to crow into 2017! Go to http://www.auspicioustimes.com right away to purchase your copy for Christmas!

 

 

HOORAY! You can buy my books online at last!

June 13, 2016 at 4:57 pm | Posted in Buying my books, Children's Chinese Zodiac Books, Online Sales | Leave a comment
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Meet Trevor the Sheep! He’s the madcap messenger for my new online sales outlet at http://www.auspicioustimes.com! You can buy copies of all my children’s books about the Chinese Zodiac animals, as well as my Dirty Stories, with an option for having them signed, and they’ll be delivered by Hong Kong Post straight to your door anywhere in the world! FREE postage to any Hong Kong address, and VERY attractive postal rates for registered delivery to everywhere else! So what are you waiting for! Click on the link and make sure your Chinese Calendar Tales and Dirty Stories collections are up to date!

And while you’re at it, why not meet Trevor himself on the home page of my updated author website at http://www.sarah-brennan.com? He’s a very noisy beastie, but loveable too. And then read the latest updates on the Latest News page with:

  • a funny and fabulous animation by Filmages of my cheeky Ming Kee Monkey
  • a new Sunny Summer Poetry competition for primary school kids
  • news about my exciting trip to London and the Bologna Book Fair in April
  • interviews with RTHK3 in Hong Kong and ABC Hobart
  • some great new teacher testimonials
  • a fully revised writing workshop for Upper Primary students: How to Become a Great Writer
  • photos galore from my tours in Melbourne, Hobart, Singapore and Hong Kong from February to May
  • photos from the Little Star Magazine Writing Competition awards in Shanghai in April!

Have fun!

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