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WEBSITE DESIGN BY MAGMA DESIGN
 

 
FLYING FURBALLS. The award-winning chapter book series — it's pussycats in planes in Paris!
Flying Furballs book 1 Dogfight, book trailer
Flying Furballs book 4 Most Wanted, book trailer
Flying Furballs book 5 Kit-napped, book trailer
Flying Furballs book 7 Breakout, book trailer
 
FLYING FURBALLS TRUE TALES. Webseries about the unbelievable true WW1 stories that inspired the Flying Furballs books
Episode 1, Treacherous Triplanes & Dodgy Dogfights (3min)
Episode 2, Mad Mac & Unbelievable U-boats (3min 50sec)
Episode 3, Ridiculously Risky Rescues (4min 20sec)
Episode 4, Playing Dead (3min 9sec)
 
FANIMALS TV SHOW
An interview with me and my unique pussycat, Yuki, who is the inspiration for one of the characters in Flying Furballs (3min 38sec)
 
 
 
MOZART THE MAN BEHIND THE MUSIC – illustrated biography
Amazing Mr Mozart concert (53min)
Full performance of my 2019 concert with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. A fun and enlightening concert, based on my illustrated biography Mozart The Man Behind The Music.
 
Faithfully Mozart Interview (7min)
An old youtube interview about my book "Faithfully Mozart", Mozart's letters and his life, complete with images from the book, this title is now republished as "Mozart The Man Behind The Music"
 
 
 
 
 
TEACHER AND PARENT RESOURCES
 
 
 
DINOSAUR RESCUE. The international hit chapter book series
The official website for all your Dinosaur Rescue needs 
including downloads and free chapter samples from all the books!
 
The youtube trailer for Dinosaur Rescue: T-Wreck-asaurus
 
The youtube trailer for Dinosaur Rescue: Stego-snottysaurus
 
 
 
INTERVIEWS
I talk about my life as a childern's book illustrator
 
12 minute interview about being selected as the NZ Arts Foundation recipient of The Mallinson Rendel Illustrators Award 
 
A movie of my daughter interviewing me about the inspiration behind this wordless book
 
An interview with Katherine Ryan on National Radio
 
Interview on TVNZ, with me drawing live
 
20 min Interview with Graeme Hill
 
10 min interview with Jesse Mulligan
 
Short interview with Brian Kelly
 
 
 
ARTICLES
In which I blog about cool illustrated books and comics that inspired "Monkey Boy"
 
In which I blog about combining words and comic in "Monkey Boy"
 
A blog about bringing world famous Margaret Mahy's "Dashing Dog" to life
 
A blog about how "The Lorax" inspired my wordless book "The Weather Machine"
 
 NZ Book Council profile
The New Zealand Book Council's files on me