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cover of Breakfast in the Jungle

Writing: Why I Write and Self-Publish Children’s Books

As part of our occasional series on “Why I write what I write”, Sri Lankan author Varunika Ruwanpura, a professional writing tutor at the University of South Australia, explains why she loves writing and self-publishing children’s books, and how her first children’s story was the result of a collaboration between three generations of her family. […]

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The author Raymond Bean

Writing for Reluctant Readers

Children’s author Raymond Bean describes how he discovered and researched the perfect subject for books to engage reluctant young readers. No publisher was interested so he self-published, resulting in a series of best-selling books now being translated and sold around the world. I’ve taught elementary school for fifteen years. There are many challenges when you teach […]

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