Steve Heron – Children’s Book Author
Books to touch and tickle hearts.
When he’s not hanging out with the local magpie population, Steve uses his forty years of experience working with children in social/emotional wellbeing to cultivate and underpin his writing. He blends the elements of heart, hope, humour and help to create children’s books that touch and tickle hearts.
- Heart – heartfelt stories with elements of reality and meaning.
- Hope – stories that nurture hope and a glimpse of a better tomorrow.
- Humor – stories and poems that tickle toes and turn the giggle taps on.
- Help – stories to touch on issues children face, providing a sense of empathy.
Ling Li’s Lantern
Winner of the 2021 Northern Lights Books Awards – Picture Book All Ages Category
Ling Li’s Lantern is a heart-warming story of compassion, kindness and the true nature of wisdom
By Steve Heron
Illustrations by Benjamin Johnston
Published by MidnightSun Publishing
Age range 5 to 9
After she is set a challenge to test her wisdom, Ling Li returns from the village marketplace with only a lantern to light her way. How will she prove herself to her father?
Available in all good bookshops or order online.
MAXIMUS REVIEW FROM CBCA READING TIME NEWSLETTER
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 … Revieved by Verushka Byron
Books for adults to support children with social and emotional wellbeing