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My new picture book RED has just been published by uTales. This is a fresh take on Little Red Riding Hood, where we see the adventurous side of our hero ‘RED’. I hope you like it, and whilst you’re there please give it a star rating. http://utales.com/books/red
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Author, illustrator, researcher who makes children's stories
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  • Betty Sargeant
    Author, illustrator, researcher, 2005 - present
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author . illustrator . researcher ~ children's stories
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Trained in both visual art and creative writing, Betty writes and illustrates children's stories. 

Her storybook app How Far is UP received an AIMIA finalist award (2015) and it was a finalist in the Premier's Design Awards (2014). It is available on the app store. Her digital picture book Wayne Boris Carlo was published 2011, and was translated into Swedish in 2012. Her children's ebook RED was published in 2012.

Betty's PhD research investigated the design of children's media-rich interactive content. She studies the ways in which mobile content can encourage social and physical interaction.

Betty has exhibited her work in North America, Australia, Asia and Europe (2010-14). She has also been commissioned to write and design numerous children’s theatre productions.

Betty lectures in media studies at RMIT University, Australia. She has a Bachelor of Education. She also has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons. First Class), in professional and creative writing. She is an invited member of the Golden Key International Honour Society, in recognition of her academic excellence. Betty is a committee member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). 

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Betty Sargeant's storybook app How Far is UP is now available on app store
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Melbourne
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Bodrum - Barcelona - Port of Spain, Trinidad
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