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.
…and it's lovely! It's family time and mum's choice of activity and she chooses a bushwalk. While the children would much rather stay inside with their screens, they reluctantly join her, dragging their feet all the way. But as they leave the built-up area and into the bush, they start to notice things like the... Continue Reading →
Flipping through the pages of Scribbly Gum Secrets is like taking a walk through the Australian bush...without the risk of creepy-crawly bites! It's the story of four reluctant adventurers with wild minds discovering a world full of natural wonders, curious creatures and the truth behind those squiggly marks on the scribbly gum trees...
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! 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 →
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 reason...to make a story we LOVE into a book that will be read.