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Saturday, 10 December 2016

One word with author/illustrator Christina Booth


1. What is the best thing about being an author? 
Uniqueness

2. What’s the worst thing? 
Isolation

3. How did creating your picture book Too Many Sheep make you feel? 
Happy

4. What do you hope it brings its readers? 
Happiness

5. What else do you like to do? 
Read

6. Who has influenced your writing the most? 
Dahl

7. What has been your biggest career reward?
Readers

8. What is the most important contribution an author/illustrator can make to the world?
Hope

9. What’s your biggest writing goal? 
Persistence

10. What’s next? 
Words


Christina works from her Launceston studio overlooking a lake and a variety of wildlife. She illustrates her own books and great stories for other authors. A number of her books have won awards including Kip (Windy Hollow Books), the story of a noisy rooster living in the city, which won an Honour Book Award in the 2010 CBCA (Children’s Book Council of Australia) Book of the Year Awards and Welcome Home (Ford Street Publishing), the story of a whale as she returns to her ancestors home, which won the Environmental Award for Children's Literature in 2014.

Too Many Sheep, is out now! Learn more about all of Christina's books at her website.


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