Caz’s new picture book called Little Matilda is on its way in 2021. More details coming soon.
News & Events 2021
Caz and Lazy Daisy will have a special Storytime at Dromkeen, with rhyming games, stories and fun facts about our native koalas. Join Caz and Daisy in the Gallery at Dromkeen at 2 pm, 1012 Kilmore Rd, Riddells Creek.
Explore the beautiful gardens including two resident peacocks, visit the tearoom and browse through the gallery. Everyone is welcome. Find out more
Koala-themed Storytime Event at Glenelg Library, Portland. Caz will be joined by Lazy Daisy in a special storytime with books, live-action video, puppets and jokes. Portland Library, 11am–12noon.
FREE EVENT Bookings preferred. Call 5522 2265
I’m thrilled grateful to have been awarded a May Gibbs Creative Time Resident Fellowship for 2021. I’ll be spending a month in Adelaide to develop my writing projects and take up speaking opportunities in schools and community organisations.
Mornington Primary School Author Event.
Caz and Lazy Daisy love doing school visits. They will entertain the children at Mornington Primary School, talking about writing, reading, books and koalas. Their aim is always to get kids enthusiastic about books and reading.
Society of Children’s Book Writing and Illustrating event. Alyson O’Brien, associate publisher at Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing, will be joined by Caz Goodwin in an “In-conversation” session, sharing her insights about picture book writing, illustrating, publishing and more.
Then award-winning author and illustrator of the bestselling Stella Montgomery series, Judith Rossell will talk about plotting and character development.
Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, will read Daisy Runs Wild on Storytime with Fergie and Friends. Here is the link to watch it:
Fish Creek Children’s Literature Day. Legendary illustrator Roland Harvey and Caz Goodwin will be presenting about writing and illustrating children’s books with a focus on yoga-loving wombats and lazy koalas. Daisy the giant koala will be there.]
Speaker at the Society of Women Writers Victoria’s For the Love of Writing Festival. “Hear from well-known children’s book author Caz Goodwin and illustrator Jess Racklyeft as they discuss what it takes to create books for children.”
Speakers at the festival include Rosalie Ham (author of The Dressmaker), Pip Williams (author of The Dictionary of Lost Words), Hazel Edwards (author of There’s a Hippopotamus on My Roof Eating Cake) children’s author Susanne Gervay and others.
LAZY DAISY has been re-printed in paperback. Available now from all good bookshops and online