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Jodi Toering
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I was born in the Mallee at Hopetoun and grew up on a wheat farm outside a small town called Beulah. 

 

As a child, I was fascinated with stories, reading on my own well before I went to school. When I didn’t have my nose in a book, I spent my time drawing or writing.  I had two dreams: becoming an English teacher and writing picture books for children.  

Fast forward several decades, I am now juggling the roles of full time teacher, mother, performer, and author!

In my spare time, I love creating artworks and spending time on my bush block with my husband, my two beautiful children and the ever-growing menagerie of chickens, ducks, dogs, and cats that share our home.