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Steve Heron

Steve is an award-winning children's author with a passion for social and emotional well-being. Four decades experience working with children has helped Steve hone skills which he translates into his writing.

One Thousand Snapshots - Playtime Books, won the Australian Association of Family Therapy Book Award for Younger Readers 2022, shortlisted for the WA Premier's Book Awards 2021 and the Children’s Peace Literature Awards 2023. Ling Li's Lantern - MidnightSun, won the Picture Book All Ages Category Northern Lights Book Awards 2021,

In recognition of his contribution to children’s well-being, Steve received an Order of Australia Medal in 2016.


13 July 2024 at 10:55:00 pm

A children's book is a compass

Writing to provide a compass to help children navigate their world and foster hope. Exploring realistic fiction writing for children that interprets and comments on life and the issues that they encounter, including grief, bullying, friendship conflict, family breakdown, etc. 

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