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Katrina McKelvey
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This blog reflects my life as a children's author, mum and wife - often completed simultaneously!
This blog reflects my life as a children's author, mum and wife - often completed simultaneously!

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Katapult - Edition 4 - Newcastle Writers Festival - April, 2018
Welcome to Katapult! In this edition I would like to reflect on what a wonderful time everyone involved had during the 2018 Newcastle Writers Festival last week. The festival had three main parts: the Schools Program, the Main Program, and the Family Fun Da...
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Katapult - Edition 3 - April, 2018
Welcome to Katapult! Here’s the April edition of my newsletter, Katapult. So what has been happening at my desk since the last time we had a chat? Heaps! Don’t forget: I’m not apologising for any typos.  What’s Up? CBCA NSW AGM Guest Speaker: I was very hon...
Katapult - Edition 3 - April, 2018
Katapult - Edition 3 - April, 2018
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Katapult - Edition 2 - March, 2018
Welcome to Katapult! Here’s the March edition of my newsletter, Katapult. So what has been happening at my desk since the last time we chatted? A lot!  Don’t forget:  I’m not apologising for any typos. Just read over them and assume I was rushed, distracted...
Katapult - Edition 2 - March, 2018
Katapult - Edition 2 - March, 2018
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Katapult - Edition 1 - February, 2018
Welcome to Katapult! This is a new thingy for me - a monthly newsletter. It will  evolve with time and have many changes I'm sure, until I find the structure that works for you and me. Some newsletters will be long and some will be short. Sub-headings with ...
Katapult - Edition 1 - February, 2018
Katapult - Edition 1 - February, 2018
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CBCA Lunch with the Stars - Newcastle
Photo: CBCA NSW Branch Inc. Newcastle Sub-branch - Lunch with the Stars Booklet Cover What a day we had yesterday! The CBCA NSW Branch Inc. Newcastle Sub-branch hosted its third annual  Lunch with the Stars A committee of eight local CBCA members spend the ...
CBCA Lunch with the Stars - Newcastle
CBCA Lunch with the Stars - Newcastle
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Book Week School Visits 2017 - Escape to Everywhere!
Photo: Maroubra Junction PS library display Book Week is such an exciting time for schools, libraries, librarians, teachers, parents and kids as the nation stops to celebrate books, reading, storytelling, writing, and illustrating. Book Week is also a highl...
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Book Launches Galore!
Oops, I didn't realise I haven't used my blog since April until recently. That just means I must have been busy doing some interesting things (and I have - can't say much yet!), and I must have lots to tell you (and I do!). This post is about all the book l...
Book Launches Galore!
Book Launches Galore!
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Newcastle Writers Festival Family Fun Day 2017
I'm on a high this evening after just finishing my MC role at the NWF Family Fun Day. What a day! The sun was shining (thank goodness after all the rain over the last few weeks!) and people came from everywhere to help us celebrate books, reading, story tel...
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Appreciate! Announce! Applaud! Event - Book Week Shortlist Announcement
Sarah Foster, Me, Judith Ridge, Sue Whiting The Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book Week Awards are always a talking point for so many people each year. From the announcement of the long list known as 'The Notables', to the shortlist, and then ...
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CBCA Night of the Notables, a School Visit, and another Book Launch
CBCA Night of the Notables Nette Hilton - NSW Judge My friends Kirrili, Gwynne and I went to Dymocks in George Street, Sydney last Tuesday evening to celebrate the announcement of the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book Week Awards Notable Book...
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