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Oh I wish I’d taken some photos yesterday at the show! The performance of The Night Garden and Peter & the Wolf at the Melbourne Recital Centre was so great. It was a full house of kids and parents who were all astoundingly unwriggly! What can I say? I was SO proud and happy with […]

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Mini night garden

Oh look what came in the post today! A whole new edition of the Night Garden… In MINIATURE. It’s so cute! I don’t know about you but I love little books – the littler the better. I wonder just how small they could get this one? Palm-sized would be cool x e

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The show

Yesterday was such a thrill! I had never been inside the Melbourne Recital Centre before. We arrived early with the boys and went to a backstage rehearsal room to feed them. It was fun to be back of house again – I’ve seen a few different spaces over the years through work and I love […]

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Here are some fantastic drawings sent to me from a little school in Australia by some very talented kids!! Thanks so much for sending them in! If you know someone who would like to have a go at drawing their own Night Garden – you can download them here . They print out at A4 […]

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New page – look right…

Hello teachers, parents and kids. There’s a new page here (top right) called SCHOOL THINGS. It has colouring-in sheets, a word jumble, the sheet of images of “Strange” the cat from The Night Garden, and a rogue’s gallery of some of the pictures I’ve created when visiting schools – as directed by the kids in […]

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port fairy

Hello all! I’m posting from the lovely Port Fairy. I finally made it to the Customs House Gallery in Warrnambool today, after many years of posting illustrations to Des and Helen for their annual illustration exhibition. It’s a beautiful gallery if you ever get the chance to call in for a visit. I have just […]

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