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Reading with a chance of tacos

Jan 31, 2023

Welcome to our first Taco Writers Group Podcast. We chat away to three aspiring authors about their dreams and goals for the future, our shared love of picture books, and special guest, the publisher of EK Books, Anouska Jones drops in for a QandA all about publishing books for kids.

Anouska Jones

Today’s special...

Jan 27, 2023

Mary Anastasiou is the author of the successful ‘I want to be…’ series of picture books. As well as the Creative Director of Larrikin House Books.

She’s popped in today to share her latest picture book Jimmy Bottoms and some tips on the craft of writing. How ideas are formed and how to run with them no matter...

Jan 24, 2023

Dannika Patterson began as a copywriter for small business before finding the courage to follow her dream and become a children’s author. She now has over a dozen books published and in stores.

She’s popped in today to share her author journey and help us to find the sparks in our stories. Everybody please welcome...

Jan 16, 2023

Molly Burnham was the 2016 winner of the Sid Fleischman Award for Humour.

She’s popped in to talk about her latest book, The Infinite Questions of Dotti Bing. A book that finds humour in a heartfelt tale of grief and loss.

She’s popped in to share the book as well as some amazing tips on character building, being a...

Jan 10, 2023

Today’s guests share the most amazing story of how they got together as author and illustrator. One was a primary school teacher and the other was a primary school student.

One day the primary school teacher, who knew she was destined to be a writer, said to her grade 4 student, who she knew was destined to be an...