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Great Aunt Lola is about to die. At least ten year-old Stephen thinks she could because she’s that old, and grumpy. And Stephen, labouring under a self and parent imposed ‘shy label’, is more than a little scared of her.
Penguin Group (Australia) this month launches Sharing Stories, a special opportunity for readers of all ages to connect with authors and illustrators in conversation about imagination, inspiration and the art of storytelling.
1. Tell us something hardly anyone knows about you. I worked as a real estate agent for one day. I was sacked whenI tried to talk customers out of a sale, because I thought the cost was too high. 2. What is your nickname?
Jessica Owers, author of Shannon Tell us about your latest creation: ‘Shannon’, for release by Random House (Ebury Press) on 1 November 2013. Wartime Sydney, a small and weedy racehorse was kicking his way through the top tier of Australian racing.