Sea Stories creative workshops for children encourage participants to enjoy, respect and protect our oceans. Dive into a multi-disciplinary exploration of ocean environments, using books by Dannika Patterson, as reference texts.

2020 Author Visit Bookings Now Open

I'm delighted to announce that bookings for 2020 School Visits are now open. I have a range of new workshops available (all with strong curriculum links), but I think the one I am most excited about is this dual Author/Illustrator format that I am proud to present with illustrator extraordinaire Megan Forward. We've run this... Continue Reading →

17 Days of Giveaways

17 Days of Giveaways! To celebrate the launch of our new book SeaSpray17, we have partnered with some awesome Aussie sea-loving small businesses to bring you SeaSpray17's '17 Days of Giveaways!' On 17 days over the next 17 weeks, there'll be one of 17 prizes up for grabs via @dannikapattersonbooks on Facebook and @dannikapatterson on... Continue Reading →

In It Together

Publisher. Editor. Author. Illustrator. Agent.
Our jobs are very different. Our primary goal is the same.
Although we are all coming at our roles with a unique collection of priorities, pressures, passions, opportunities, skill sets and whatever other wildcard life is throwing at us at the time, we are all doing the very best we can for what boils down to the very same make a story we LOVE into a book that will be read.

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