Hey cHEwY gum gums I’ll be in Melbourne for the first time this year for a week of school visits, hitting schools such as Gleneagles SC, Frankston High School, both Xavier Colleges and many others (check out my events page for more details). I can’t wait to see all my cHEwY gum gums once more as I chat about Thai-no-mite and my...
Hey cHEwY gum gums in Sydney, I’ll be running a whole day writing masterclass at the State Library on May 20th. Proudly presented by the Children’s Book Council of Australia, it’s going to be a hoot as I dish out the secrets of writing funny stories and offer some insights about my crazy books. For more details, check out...
Hey cHEwY gum gums in New Zealand, I’m headed over for the Auckland Writers Festival this week. I’m doing talks about Punchlines and a workshop for secondary students. But I’ll also be doing other random things and meeting loads of NZ and international authors like Patrick Ness! Stay tuned for more photos and goss on my...
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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!)
Thai-riffic! and Con-nerd are short-listed for the KOALA and YABBA awards 2013
Punchlines is a CBCA Notable Book 2013 for younger readers
Thai-no-mite is out right now!
I’m also featured in the new 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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