Steve Heron OAM – Children’s Book Author
Keeping it real and unreal in children’s books
- Writer of middle-grade realistic fiction and picture books.
- Real – situations, real issues, real feelings, real hope.
- Unreal – fun, funky, quirky, awesome and fanciful.
MAXIMUS REVIEW SNIPPET 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 …. more>
Books for adults to support children with social and emotional wellbeing
BUZOLOGY Available through Nurture Works (BUZ)