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Thank you for helping us to help the environment!

June 23, 2021 |

When Winnie and I began our long Ginnie & Pinney journey we talked early on about being a company that was socially responsible. As we have made more sales we have looked at where we could donate a percentage of our earnings that could help us become that socially responsible company. Two areas came to…

A book launch!! Finally!!

June 18, 2021 |

Yarra City Council is kindly hosting a book launch and author reading and signing (me) for Ginnie & Pinney at The Reading Room, Fitzroy Town Hall on Saturday July 3rd from 2PM to 3PM. We have been trying to do this for the last 15 months but as you know in Victoria, Covid had other…

Ginnie & Pinney’s GOOD NEWS!

June 17, 2021 |

Hi to all our Ginnie & Pinney wonderful people, young and old. For those of you coming out of lockdown and suffering the shocking storm across Victoria, we are very happy to share some good news! Winnie and I are thrilled to tell you the animation company, Moody Street Productions have optioned Ginnie & Pinney…

Why Ginnie & Pinney Care About Plastic

June 6, 2021 |

Updated: Jun 7 In our book, Roll Up, Roll Up, Clean Up, Kevin, Kelly and Kylie Koalas are creating a big and smelly mess in their house. The reason we created this book is to highlight how taking responsibility about our rubbish, is vital. Every time I go for a walk I can’t help but pick…

Social Media: A reflection from Penny Harris

May 30, 2021 |

Hi everyone, Over the last few weeks our publisher has been politely suggesting we need to do more on social media. This made me think about how younger and younger children (as well as their parents and carers) are so influenced by what they are seeing and hearing on all the social media platforms, how…

It’s colouring in competition time! 

May 28, 2021 |

Updated: Jun 11 ? WIN, WIN, WIN ? It’s colouring in competition time! ? We are giving 3 lucky followers the chance to WIN a Ginnie & Pinney book of their choice! Here’s how to enter: 1. Make sure you are following @ginnie_pinney on Instagram or @ginnieandpinney on Facebook. 2. Print a copy of the colouring…

7 Tips for Raising Caring Kids by Harvard Graduate School of Education

November 30, 2020 |

I think these 7 tips are incredibly useful for helping our children grow into successful and well adjusted adults.

Truly lovely testimonial from parents of two young children

November 23, 2020 |

Just wanted to thank you for the truly remarkable books, Ginnie & Pinney. Reading them was actually a revelation about how much better we could be using stories to teach our kids…these have certainly ‘raised the bar’ on presenting real life scenarios and the complexities/dilemmas we all encounter each day. I love that they encourage…

The Biggest and the Best: a story about ‘boasting’

November 16, 2020 |

The Biggest and the Best A story about Boasting Ginnie and Pinney and their friends were having a problem with Dodo. Dodo was looking very smug. ‘I am the best at racing; I am the best at cooking; I am the best at dress ups. And I am very good at winning games! I am…

Here Comes Halloween…

October 26, 2020 |

Updated: Oct 28, 2020 Hi to you all! Halloween is just around the corner. Whilst we know this celebration has come from the United States, we also know that many children (and adults) like to join in the fun. As you know, this year is different from any other year but we can still celebrate Halloween…

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