Tag Archives: Jabiru Publishing

A Nurse Like Aunty Mavis

Denise Petersen always wanted to be a nurse, just like her Aunty Mavis. Despite her reading difficulties, she successfully completed her training as a nurse. Thus began her career in nursing, starting with a stint in a tiny country hospital on the Nullarbor Plain, followed by nursing and midwifery in Australia and Papua New Guinea.…
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David Hull’s New Novel

A new novel by talented young author, David Hull, will be released in November 2017 by Jabiru Publishing. The novel takes readers along with Dane on his trip to self-discovery and growth after years of bullying and abuse at school - in other words, a chance to start his life anew. A chance meeting with Addison, who…
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Tales from Two Gypsies

Clive Richmond met his wife to be, Mandy, when he was 21 and she was 20. Deciding to travel around Australia, they spun  a penny high in the air to decide which way to go. After travelling around Australia, they loved being gypsies so much they did it again - and again. In fact, they have…
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Tommy Learns a Lesson

"Tommy Learns a Lesson" is the first in a new series of children's books written and illustrated by Lenka Wagner. Originally from Europe, Lenka now lives in Cairns, in tropical north Queensland, Australia. "Tommy Learns a Lesson" is the story of a self-centred, naughty bunny. Tommy treats his friends badly and thinks he doesn't need anyone.…
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New Historical Romance: “Fortune’s Way”

With a Masters degree in History, Helene McCarthy is well-placed to write historical romances set in the early days of Australia. "Fortune's Way" is the first of a number of novels she has written, and the book has been published by Jabiru Publishing as an e-book. This book is set in the early days of…
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Art book, “Travel to the Bushland”

Wordfix recently produced a beautiful art and story book by talented Aboriginal artist, Brenda Pearson. Brenda's stories about her travels to the bushland, Dreaming stories, and stories about North Queensland flora and fauna, are beautifully illustrated by her paintings and drawings. Brenda has a great affinity for the natural beauty of North Queensland, including the Great…
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Launch of “The Power and the Possible”

Stephen Chong launched his fourth book, "The Power and the Possible", on 5 February at the Police Citizens Youth Club in Cairns. The book is a practical guide for teenagers to help them negotiate the sometimes perilous path to adulthood. Stephen Chong specialises in providing helpful life advice through narrative, and this book is no…
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“The Cruising Dream” by Jenny Lawton

"The Cruising Dream" by Jenny Lawton tells the story of Jenny and Doug Lawton's seven years spent cruising the South Pacific. Accompanied by their two cats, the couple had some wonderful, sometimes terrifying, experiences, saw beautiful sights and met lots of new friends. This very attractive book was edited by Wordfix and published by Jabiru…
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New book by Stephen Chong

Well-known speaker and author of inspirational books, Stephen Chong, is about to publish a new book for adolescents. This will be Stephen's fourth book, and follows the style of his other books, where messages about life are provided through stories. "The Power of the Possible" aims to help teenagers find their way through the difficult…
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Help for Dementia Carers

A new book to help people who are caring for those with dementia has just been sent to the printer and will be released soon by Jabiru Publishing. Voices of Dementia Carers by Helene McCarthy is filled with helpful advice for dementia carers, letting them know they are not alone on their carer journeys. Helene…
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Reader’s comments – Cheerio, Don

Reader, David Cottone, is very impressed after reading Susan Alley's new book, "Cheerio, Don". Here is what he had to say: I was so impressed with your latest novel, "Cheerio, Don", and enjoyed reading every single page of it. I read the book at two sittings and was unable to put it down. What I…
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New Book by James Farrell

James Farrell's new book, "Headmaster Not Eaten", has just been released by Jabiru Publishing. The book is a collection of amusing anecdotes about his experiences while working in overseas countries. James has a rare ability to see weirdnesses and eccentricities in everyday events. The book is beautifully written and a great pleasure to read. "Headmaster…
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