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Tag Archives: Allen and Unwin
I thought I’d read a chapter or two of Resonance for anyone who fancies an audiobook in these strange times: Chapter Two: The American Chap
Well, she’s gone. My beloved Elise Jones, editor, co-conspirator, and fruit-loop extraordinaire. She and her amazingly tall companion have departed. Woe. Sorrow. Loneliness. I’m weeping quietly as I scoop the last of the koala bear poop into a forlornly discarded corkbobble hat. My house no … Continue reading
See this woman? See her? Do you know who that is? That, dear friend and heart, is my beloved, my darling, my I’m-never-letting-you-go-as-long-as-I-have-finger-nails-to-cling-with* Australian editor Ms Elise Jones. I may have mentioned her before** but in case you don’t know, Elise … Continue reading
Congratulations to Designer Bruno Herfst and illustrator Elise Hurst who danced away as winners of the Best Designed Children’s Series at the 59th Annual Book Design Awards last night*! No-one need reminding of my adoration for the marvellous, wonderful, mindblowingly awesome Miss … Continue reading
You all know my love for the marvellous, wonderful, mindblowingly awesome Miss Elise Hurst . So you can just imagine my smiley face when I found out that she and the glorious Allen and Unwin designer Mr Bruno Herfst have been … Continue reading