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We are delighted to share these Author and Illustrator book highlight clips with you. We hope these clips give you insight into your favourite books and series or introduces you to exciting new books and series.


Stupid Carrots

Picture Book -  Ages: 3 to 7

Captain Starlight was lucky enough to meet Aussie music great David Campbell and illustrator Daron Parton who read their new book Stupid Carrots live on Starlight's Facebook page.


Matt Cosgrove – author and illustrator of Macca the Alpaca and Epic Fail Tales – teaches us how to create our own cool characters!


Epic Fail Tales

Chapter Book - Ages: 8 to 12

Matt Cosgrove – author and illustrator of Macca the Alpaca and Epic Fail Tales – teaches us how to write your own epic fail tale!


Macca the Alpaca

Picture Book - Ages: 3 to 7

Matt Cosgrove – author and illustrator of Macca the Alpaca and Epic Fail Tales – shows us how to give Macca a makeover!


A Stack of Alpacas

Picture Book - Ages: 3 to 7

Watch Matt read A Stack of Alpacas, then try to create your own funny story about housework!


Ella Diaries

Chapter Book - Ages: 7 to 10

Meredith Costain, the fantabulously fabulous author of Ella Diaries tells us how to create a character for your very own diary series!


Fart Boy

Chapter Book - Ages: 6 to 12

Illustrator James Hart teaches us about drawing characters and even shows us how to draw Fart Boy!


Jack Heath – mastermind of high action stories – teaches us how to write a danger story.


Grandmas are Lovely

Picture Book - Ages: 3 to 7

Nicolette Hegyes, illustrator of Grandmas are Lovely, gives us a wonderful tutorial on 3 watercolour techniques. This segment is suitable for both younger and older children who want to build their skills!


Winston and the Wondrous Wooba Gymnastics Club

Chapter Book - Ages: 8+

Award winning author of the Figgy series and Winston and the Wondrous Wooba Gymnastics Club, Tamsin Janu, explains how to give characters emotion ... by using the writer's secret of "show NOT tell".


Puppy Diary

Chapter Book - Ages: 6 to 9

Phil Judd, illustrator of Puppy Diary, shows us how to draw the loveable Archie!


Ribbit Rabbit Robot

Picture Book - Ages: 3 to 7

Author of Ribbit Rabbit Robot, Victoria Mackinlay, shows readers the fun of word play with amazing alliteration!


Ella and Olivia

Chapter Book - Ages: 3 to 7

Ella Diaries

Chapter Book - Ages: 7 to 10

Danielle McDonald, illustrator of Ella and Olivia and Ella Diaries, shows us how to draw Ella and other characters! She also shows you how to add fun lettering to your own fabulous diary.


Disgusting Mcgrossface

Picture Book - Ages: 3 to 7

Captain Starlight was lucky enough to meet Rove who read his new book Disgusting Mcgrossface live on Starlight's Facebook page.


Ella at Eden

Chapter Book - Ages: 9 to 12

Laura Sieveking is the author of our brand new series, Ella at Eden. In this video, Laura talks about point of view in your writing.


Fart Boy

Chapter Book - Ages: 6 to 12

Adam Wallace, author of Fart Boy, teaches how to write a funny story!


Adam Wallace shares ‘what if’ writing tips!


Adam Wallace shares more writing tips!


The Cow Tripped Over The Moon

Picture Book - Ages: 3 to 7

Captain Starlight was lucky enough to meet Tony Wilson who read his book The Cow Tripped Over The Moon live on Starlight's Facebook page.

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