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241 Children’s/Littledog 2 of 2: Katrina Germein

ITEM: One custom-signed hardback copy of the picture book Littledog, written by Katrina Germein, illustrated by Tamsin Ainslie and published by Scholastic Press ISBN 978-1- 74169-5526

DETAILS: Sam and his sister find Littledog during their beach holiday. Littledog is friendly, playful and cuddly. But where did Littledog come from and how long will he stay?

Littledog is one of those everyday-family-life stories told in pitch-perfect prose. Leanne Hall, Readings

A truly delightful storybook for younger readers. Rebecca Butterworth, Bookseller and Publisher

CV: Children’s author Katrina Germein writes picture books that delight primary school children, preschoolers and adults alike. Her stories have won Notable Book Commendations from the Children’s Book Council of Australia and her book Big Rain Coming has been published around the world, remaining in print over a decade after its release. Katrina’s book Baby Gets Dressed was selected as an Advertiser Little Big Book Club reading pack title and the hilarious My Dad Thinks He’s Funny instantly proved so popular that it was reprinted within a month of being launched. Katrina lives in Adelaide with her husband, their three children and an old dog named Sunny. To find out more visit Katrina’s website www.katrinagermein.com

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244 Children’s/Picture Book Manuscript Assessment: Katrina Germein

ITEM: Written feedback on a picture book manuscript.

DETAILS: Written feedback provided via email on a children’s picture book manuscript of up to 800 words. Katrina will respond personally to your manuscript and comment on the overall feeling, shape, rhythm and flow of your story. She will comment honestly about the, tone, clarity and emotional impact of your writing as she sees it. Katrina will outline what she believes are the strengths of your work and make constructive suggestions about ways to improve the text in her opinion. Katrina may also be able to pose questions about any ambiguous areas and mention other books of a similar ilk or theme. She will draw attention to any obvious typos, grammatical errors, or clunky parts in the writing. The report will be sent within 30 days of receiving the manuscript.

CV: Children’s author Katrina Germein writes picture books that delight primary school children, preschoolers and adults alike. Her stories have won Notable Book Commendations from the Children’s Book Council of Australia and her book Big Rain Coming has been published around the world, remaining in print over a decade after its release. Katrina’s book Baby Gets Dressed was selected as an Advertiser Little Big Book Club reading pack title and the hilarious My Dad Thinks He’s Funny instantly proved so popular that it was reprinted within a month of being launched. Katrina lives in Adelaide with her husband, their three children and an old dog named Sunny. Visit Katrina’s website at www.katrinagermein.com

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240 Children’s/My Dad Thinks He’s Funny 1 of 2: Katrina Germein

ITEM: One custom-signed hardback copy of the picture book My Dad Thinks He’s Funny, written by Katrina Germein, illustrated by Tom Jellett and published by Black Dog Books 978-1-74203-121-7

DETAILS: Fondly told from the point of view of a child My Dad Thinks He’s Funny is about a father with a joke for every occasion. Packed full of everyone’s favourite, familiar ‘dad jokes’ My Dad Thinks He’s Funny will make you roll your eyes and laugh out loud. Kids will love the literal meanings of the words and phrases used in this very funny picture book. Fran Knight, ReadPlus

CV: Katrina Germein writes books that delight preschoolers and adults alike. Her stories have won Notable Book Commendations from the Children’s Book Council of Australia and her book Big Rain Coming has been published around the world, remaining in print over a decade after its release. Katrina’s book Baby Gets Dressed was selected as an Advertiser Little Big Book Club reading pack title and the hilarious My Dad Thinks He’s Funny instantly proved so popular that it was reprinted within a month of being launched. Katrina lives in Adelaide with her husband, their three children and an old dog named Sunny. To find out more visit Katrina’s website www.katrinagermein.com

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243 Children’s/Project Discussion: Katrina Germein

ITEM: One ninety minute meeting in an Adelaide cafe to talk about ways to improve your chances of becoming a published picture book author.

DETAILS:  An informal talk at an Adelaide location negotiated between Katrina and the winning bidder via email. The ninety minute meeting will provide an opportunity for an aspiring picture book author to pose questions about their work in progress and becoming a published picture book author. Katrina will respond to the questions by sharing her experiences of the road to publication and tips she has learnt along the way. Depending on the interests of the winning bidder Katrina will also speak generally about writing for children, children’s publishing, what makes a strong picture book text and support networks for children’s writers in Adelaide . (Coffee and cake included!)

CV: Children’s author Katrina Germein writes picture books that delight primary school children, preschoolers and adults alike. Her stories have won Notable Book Commendations from the Children’s Book Council of Australia and her book Big Rain Coming has been published around the world, remaining in print over a decade after its release. Katrina’s book Baby Gets Dressed was selected as an Advertiser Little Big Book Club reading pack title and the hilarious My Dad Thinks He’s Funny instantly proved so popular that it was reprinted within a month of being launched. Katrina lives in Adelaide with her husband, their three children and an old dog named Sunny. To find our more visit Katrina’s website www.katrinagermein.com

Please bid in the comments box below.

239 Children’s/My Dad Thinks He’s Funny 2 of 2: Katrina Germein

ITEM: One custom-signed hardback copy of the picture book My Dad Thinks He’s Funny, written by Katrina Germein, illustrated by Tom Jellett and published by Black Dog Books 978-1-74203-121-7

DETAILS: Fondly told from the point of view of a child My Dad Thinks He’s Funny is about a father with a joke for every occasion. Packed full of everyone’s favourite, familiar ‘dad jokes’ My Dad Thinks He’s Funny will make you roll your eyes and laugh out loud. Kids will love the literal meanings of the words and phrases used in this very funny picture book. Fran Knight, ReadPlus

CV: Katrina Germein writes picture books that delight preschoolers and adults alike. Her stories have won Notable Book Commendations from the Children’s Book Council of Australia and her book Big Rain Coming has been published around the world, remaining in print over a decade after its release. Katrina’s book Baby Gets Dressed was selected as an Advertiser Little Big Book Club reading pack title and the hilarious My Dad Thinks He’s Funny instantly proved so popular that it was reprinted within a month of being launched. Katrina lives in Adelaide with her husband, their three children and an old dog named Sunny. To find out more visit Katrina’s website www.katrinagermein.com

Please bid in the comments box below.

242 Children’s/Littledog 1 of 2: Katrina Germein

ITEM: One custom-signed hardback copy of the picture book Littledog, written by Katrina Germein, illustrated by Tamsin Ainslie and published by Scholastic Press ISBN 978-1- 74169-5526

DETAILS: Sam and his sister find Littledog during their beach holiday. Littledog is friendly, playful and cuddly. But where did Littledog come from and how long will he stay?

Littledog is one of those everyday-family-life stories told in pitch-perfect prose. Leanne Hall, Readings

A truly delightful storybook for younger readers. Rebecca Butterworth, Bookseller and Publisher

CV: Children’s author Katrina Germein writes picture books that delight primary school children, preschoolers and adults alike. Her stories have won Notable Book Commendations from the Children’s Book Council of Australia and her book Big Rain Coming has been published around the world, remaining in print over a decade after its release. Katrina’s book Baby Gets Dressed was selected as an Advertiser Little Big Book Club reading pack title and the hilarious My Dad Thinks He’s Funny instantly proved so popular that it was reprinted within a month of being launched. Katrina lives in Adelaide with her husband, their three children and an old dog named Sunny. To find our more visit Katrina’s website www.katrinagermein.com

Please bid in the comments box below.

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