Lovely to see Bess Manson’s article in the Dom Post today describing our National Treasure, writer Joy Cowley and a child’s delight in her lively story, Mrs Wishy Washy’s Farm/ Here is my cartoon of Joy herself as Mrs Wishy Washy,
For God’s Sake Saddle Me a Donkey is finally available as a book with Dinah’s wonderful illustrations!
It costs 25NZD and 3NZD packaging and posting.
Free delivery in Thorndon, please contact Dinah on the phone (04-4727 257) or e-mail
Alternatively, you can buy the book on PayPal if you live in New Zealand.
On Wednesday, 13th of December my beloved book, For God Sake Saddle Me A Donkey, launched in written form at the Millwood Gallery, Thorndon and is available at leading book stores, such as Marsden Books and Unity in Wellington and Wheelers in Auckland or from me, send me an email please.
Thinking of our traveling partners: the Bicklers, Colin and Shirley and their daughter Rachel, and Vernon Wright, my first husband who could not be here. There is a picture of Nikki and Rachel in the book, Nikki was one and a half when we left New Zealand she came to the launch to help and sing the song. Continue reading Launched as a book at last – FGSSMAD
So many of you who heard the series on National Radio wrote saying, “Where can I find the book for FGSSMAD?”
It’s on the way, coming up very soon…
Keep an eye here for updates
This is a lovely review by Porirua librarian Bee Trudgeon:
Dinah Priestley and Cassidy Abbot with The Wicked Plum Tree
The newest published author out of Whitby is a teenager named Cassidy Abbot who is no stranger to Porirua Library. He has engaged in writing and story time initiatives with the library since he was little, and can now find his name on the library’s catalogue alongside his grandmother’s, author/artist/actor/historian Dinah Priestley, thanks to a picture book they have created together. The Wicked Plum Tree is dedicated (in part) to ‘those who love trees’, and tells the story of a naughty one. Although the book is threaded through with fantasy, it is partially based on fact.
Listen to the audio here on Radio New Zealand: Part 3 – Surviving the Gold Coast
We attempt to earn a little money at Brisbane nightclub with drastic results!
The Book of For God’s Sake Saddle Me a Donkey is coming.
Listen to the audio here on Radio New Zealand: Part 1 – Peacocks and Pink Gin
Glad so many of you liked For God’s Sake Saddle me a Donkey. I’m currently working on the book illustrated with my cartoons. I’ll let you know when it comes out.
This episode recalls how our small group of travelling New Zealanders came to stay with the Maharaja of Bharatpur.