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I am an award-winning author who shines a light on environmental, animal rights and social justice issues. My captivating picture books engage readers and help to create a generation of thoughtful, committed and compassionate individuals. Scroll down for more about me and to keep up-to-date with what I am up to on Instagram and both my Tusk Books and author Facebook pages.


We Are Australians

We Are Australians, explores what it truly means to be an Australian citizen. Co-authored by Nicole Godwin and Wiradjuri man, Duncan Smith OAM, this book reflects on our rich First Nations history and encourages readers to walk forward together, stamping our feet to wake up the ancestors and listening deeply to stories. To points of view. To Country.

Published by Wild Dog Books, We Are Australians includes exquisite artwork from acclaimed artist, Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Warung man, Jandamarra Cadd, this book is a feast for the eyes as well as the soul.

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Jelly-Boy

What happens when a jellyfish falls in love with a plastic bag? He is big and strong, and so very brave, but hides a dangerous truth.

Nicole and Christopher Nielsen join forces in this cautionary conservation tale about protecting our oceans.

Published by Walker Books Australia, Jelly-Boy has been lists as a Notable book in the 2021 Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards and also won the Conservation Awareness for Children category of the Whitley Awards, bestowed by the Zoological Society of NSW.

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Billie

Join Billie as she searches for the biggest wave in the ocean. In her travels she encounters problems such as huge driftnets, ocean pollution and dolphins in captivity.

This eye-opening story draws attention to the human-made perils for dolphins and other marine wildlife and highlights the urgent need for us to act now to protect and conserve our oceans.

Billie was the winner of the children’s category in the ACT Writing and Publishing Awards 2019.

You can also visit the Tusk Books website to purchase Billie and get a sneak peak at some of the pages.

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Ella

Little Ella the elephant dreams of seeing her mum once again. But can she escape? Is she even brave enough to try? Join baby Ella on her heart–wrenching quest for freedom, happiness and love.

This captivating picture book provides a glimpse into the lives of elephants being used in the tourism industry. A story that helps plant seeds of compassion for animals, it also highlights our planet’s desperate need for conservation.

You can learn more and purchase Ella from the Tusk Books Website.



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