Hello cHEwY gum gums Tis the season early for celebrations and what better way to kick things off with the CBCA Northern Sydney’s Christmas Party. It’s on next Wednesday night at Harbord Diggers Club, with guest speaker Peter Carnavas. Wendy Blaxland will also launch her fab picture book, the Christmas Rose. Tickets are $55 and...
Hello cHEwY gum gums I’ll be in Delhi for the Bookaroo festival to visit my cHEwY gum gums in India from November 27th to the 30th. It’s a wonderful festival of children’s literature. I can’t wait to go there for the first time. Make sure you check out their website (link above) for their schedule and information on...
Hey cHEwY gum gums! CBCA has organised a killer line up of authors and illustrators for their first Big Day Out at NSW Writers Centre, Rozelle on 31st August! I’ll be joining Jacqueline Harvey, Tony Flowers among many others. It’s gonna be a picnic atmosphere, loads of fun, food and family goodness!
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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! is shortlisted for the WAYRBAs in 2014
Con-nerd is shortlisted for the Japanese Sakura Medal and
KOALA and YABBA awards in 2014
Thai-no-mite is out right now!
Stuff Happens: Ethan will be out in 2015
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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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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