August 24, 2022 |

‘As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.’ Antoine de Saint-Exupery I found this quote quite interesting as it got me thinking how teaching is really about enabling the future through our children’s education and how the crisis in the early learning workforce is going to impact on…

Let’s talk about ‘persistence’!

July 12, 2021 |

Two Saturdays ago, the City of Yarra hosted a book launch for Ginnie & Pinney at the magnificent Reading Room at the Fitzroy Town Hall. I want to thank all those that came to hear Winnie and I read books to the children and to the adults who listened to a short version of the…

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…

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…

Released this month: two single titles!

September 23, 2020 |

Happily, two more books from the ‘Ginnie & Pinney’ ‘Learn & Grow’ series for children 3-8 are being released this month; ‘Movie Mayhem’, a story about ‘saying sorry’ and ‘Roll Up, Roll Up, Clean Up’ a story about ‘taking responsibility’. Do little children understand the concept of ‘saying sorry’? Why do some children find it…

Let’s chat!

June 29, 2020 |

Hi to you in this dreadful Covid-19 time. Because I can’t come to visit you in person I thought it would be lovely to set up a book reading via Zoom, with you and your class. I started working on Ginnie & Pinney with illustrator, Winnie Zhou in 2014. Here is a photo of us…

Welcome to our new blog!

June 4, 2020 |

Hi everyone! Welcome to our new blog. We will be keeping you updated with lots of interesting info about Ginnie & Pinney. Our books will soon be appearing in bookshops around Australia.

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