It’s good to be back in Hong Kong!

June 13, 2017 at 2:13 pm | Posted in AISHK, Kingston International School Hong Kong, School visits | 2 Comments
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Well, I’m back in Hong Kong after 3 fabulous weeks in Hobart, Melbourne and Brisbane, and it’s sooooo good to be home! The very first thing to be done was to pack up the fabulous book orders from the students of Australian International School and Kingston International School where I visited the kids just before I left! Here I am signing books yesterday in my office – we packed over 300 books in total! Thanks kids – and your books will be delivered to your schools this week!

A fantastic day with Stamford American School Hong Kong!

March 9, 2017 at 2:40 pm | Posted in School visits, Stamford American School Hong Kong | Leave a comment
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IMG_2820Yesterday I had a truly memorable Global Mentors day with staff, students and management at Hong Kong’s new and very exciting international school, Stamford American School!

We started with a terrific session with the little ones, aged 3 to 6, when they met my loveable dragon with bad habits, in a story reading session of The Tale of Chester Choi at the fabulous rooms of Safari Kids in Chi Fu Pok Fu Lam – a warm thank you to our host Lisa Olinski! Then, after a fun hour meeting parents for a busy book-signing of my Chinese Calendar Tales and Dirty Stories, we decamped for a delicious lunch, followed by an interview with John Cremer of the Education Post at SCMP, then a workshop session open to kids around Hong Kong in Grades 4 and 5 at SAS’s glamorous office in Central, when they learned all my top tips about How to Write a Riveting Story. Their fabulous mums and dads were all there, and it was great to tell them – and their kids – a bit about the latest science on the huge benefits of reading real books vs. the perils of the overuse of digital games,screens and devices!

Huge thanks to Admissions Director Carol Wong (above 2nd from left), Marketing Manager Wai Yan Yip (on the right) who was my lovely host for the day, and her assistant Mandy Man, for their warm hospitality!

Here are some photos, including one of my young fans, Sabrina, a keen young listener and budding writer!

Video to come!

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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