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.
Who would ever be a teenager again? The incredible waves of emotions, confusing social situations, family discord; it’s all awkward and frankly exhausting. As Mitch, our main character, valiantly tries to navigate the pitfalls, it’s no wonder he seeks solace in the company of his backyard magpie mate, Maximus. Steve Heron faithfully recreates the experience of early adolescence in an identifiable Australian setting with a story rich in credible characters and events. Sometimes we read for entertainment and fun and sometimes to learn, or find wise counsel, in Maximus, you’ll find both. Writing WA
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