Videos/Vimeos

2020

June

Click on this link to watch me reading Storm Whale, my multi-award listed story, illustrated by celebrated Australian artist Jane Tanner and published by Allen & Unwin, inspired by my childhood summer holidays in Tasmania, in this very first session of the Young Adventurer’s Book Club, a fantastic joint initiative from Kids4Kids and Asia Society HK.

May

Watch Harry Harrison drawing Jimmy Lee from The Tale of Chester Choi in this recording made by Annabel Brennan Cohen for the upcoming Hong Kong Young Readers Festival 2020!

Here is Harry using pen and ink to copy his preliminary pencil sketch onto watercolour paper, using a light box to illuminate the pencil sketch beneath:

And here he is beginning the colouring-in with watercolour paint!

 

April

Asia Society Story Reading - The Tale of Run Run Rat

Here I am reading The Tale of Run Run Rat for the Asia Society’s new book club – enjoy!

March

And is a short video clip from my Zoom Visit to Shatin Junior School in March!

 

2018

Watch me learning how to make jiaozi with librarians Rebecca Taylor and Paul Wong at International School of Beijing in February 2018!

2017

2016

2015

Hear me read The Tale of Chester Choi to the Grade Ones at Discovery College on 4 December 2015!

 

 

2013

Huge thanks to talented film-maker Ewa Wilkinson for my beautiful new promotional video, filmed in December at The Banyan House on Lamma Island! Watch it now to find out all about my Chinese Calendar Tales, why I love writing, my latest books and why I just ADORE working with kids! Here it is – enjoy!

 

Thank you Bookazine for this fabulous recording of my first story-telling of The Tale of Sybil Snake at their launch in Princes Building, Central, on 2nd February!

 

2012

Lord Patten of Barnes meets with Author of  Pin Yin Panda

On the 19th January 2012, I met with the Rt Hon Lord Patten of Barnes (last Governor of Hong Kong and now Chairman of the BBC Trust and Chancellor of Oxford University) at his offices near the Houses of Parliament to give him some signed copies of The Tale of Pin Yin Panda for his eight grandchildren! Here is a recording of our lovely chat about his memories of Hong Kong and his recent visit there with his extended family. A big thank you to Lord Patten for his time and to his very kind parliamentary secretary Penelope Rankin for arranging our meeting!

2009

Here I am with the kids of Kennedy School, reading them The Tale of Temujin! We had sooo much fun! Thank you to the talented Stuart Miller and Jennifer Deayton, who filmed this video of the event!

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