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The Rose Smuggler

A fairy-tale infused historical novel for adults set in the late 18 th century, moving between Imperial China and France during the ‘Terror’ of the French Revolution, and inspired by the true story of a quest for a blood-red rose.

The novel will draw upon ‘The Blue Rose,’ a fairy tale set in China about a quest for an impossible rose.

I Am

I Am

  • Title: I Am
  • First Published: August 2007
  • Publisher: Pan MacMillan Australia
  • ISBN: 978-1-4050-3809-6 / 978-0-330-42382-3
  • Pages: 24


"I am Tim.
I am four and three quarters.
Next year I will go to school.
This year I'm exploring the world."

A lyrical story about the day in the life of an imaginative four-year-old boy. Written using first-person pronouns, as difficulty with pronouns is a common glitch in children's speech, a guide on how to use this book is included in the back.