Anyone can see that Hedgehog the Wonder Dog is no ordinary dog. Tell her to sit, and she’ll shake a paw; tell her to fetch and she rolls over. But it’s only kids like Sam who can sense her true superpowers. A story about the healing powers of wonder dogs and super brave kids.
Come with us to a place where anything is possible. Where swashbuckling sea captains and puddle jumping champions play together. Where spells are cast in the sand. Join author Dannika Patterson on an incursion adventure to the amazing place that is...Beach Kindy!
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 →