Hey cHEwY gum gums I’m back at the Sydney Writers Festival this year, hosting the Primary School days sessions on May 22nd-26th. From the city to the west, there’s going to be a lot of fun as I introduce legends like Lauren Child and Kate DiCamillo, and funny good pals, Matt Stanton and Jack Heath. Check out their website for more...
Calling all cHEwY gum gums from around Melbourne, I’m going to be a part of the Fitzroy Children’s Literature Festival at Fitzroy Town Hall, on April 22nd. There are plenty of cool authors and illustrators including Leigh Hobbs, Jacqueline Harvey, Sally Rippin, Kim Kane and Gabrielle Wang! I’ll be doing an author talk and...
Hey cHEwY gum gums, I’m going on another bookish tour to China in March, this time to the Hong Kong Young Readers festival and The Script Road festival in Macau. Don’t forget you can follow my blog or follow me on instagram (@oliverwinfree), or my facebook for some update news while I’m abroad 🙂
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I’m Oliver Phommavanh, funny children’s author, comedian and primary school teacher. I write stories that make you laugh and cry (because you’ll be laughing too much!)
The Other Christy is a CBCA Notable Book for younger readers and shortlisted for YABBA, KOALA and REAL awards, older readers 🙂
Super Con-nerd comes out May 29th!
Thai-riffic and Con-nerd are in the KOALA Hall of Fame!
I’m also featured in the anthology, Things a Map won’t show you! Out now!
You can buy them from all great bookstores or online at Booktopia
Praise for Con-nerd.
‘Must read. Getting geeky is no longer freaky.’ -K Zone magazine
‘4 stars’-Mania magazine
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“The only way to describe Oliver P is comic, optimistic, imaginative and a nerd. The whole entire atmosphere
changes around us with Oliver’s presence. He inspires all of us with his writing skills and positive attitude.”
Ashwin, Westmead PS
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