Steve Heron OAM – Children’s Book Author

Books that will touch and tickle your heart.

  • Writer of middle-grade realistic fiction and picture books.
  • Real – situations, real issues, real feelings, real hope.
  • Unreal – fun, funky, quirky, awesome and fanciful.

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In his backyard eleven-year-old Mitch has Maximus, a magpie with whom he makes friends. It’s almost as if the backyard becomes his oasis in a world where things are just all wrong for him. This is a book about allowing kids to feel all the things that it’s not “cool” to feel – being bullied, being worried for your parents, and not understanding why you’re feeling like everything is going wrong. It’s also a book about asking for help, and about being unafraid to have these feelings of loss, and anger – at your friends or your parents …. more>

Reviewed by Verushka Byron


Maximus Trailer

Self published books

Books for adults to support children with social and emotional wellbeing


BUZOLOGY Available through Nurture Works (BUZ)