62: Written feedback on a picture book manuscript + signed copy of MY DAD THINKS HE’S FUNNY by Katrina GermeinPosted: March 13, 2011
DETAILS: Katrina will consider the overall feeling, shape, rhythm and flow of the story and comment honestly about the, tone, clarity and emotional impact of the writing. She will outline what she believes are the strengths of the work and make constructive suggestions about ways to improve the text. The report will be sent within 30 days of receiving the manuscript.
Fondly told from the point of view of a child My Dad Thinks He’s Funny is about a father with a joke for every occasion. Packed full of everyone’s favourite, familiar ‘dad jokes’ My Dad Thinks He’s Funny will make you roll your eyes and laugh out loud. Illustrated by Tom Jellett and published by Black Dog Books My Dad Thinks He’s Funny is currently shortlisted for the Australian Book Design Awards.
BIO: Australian children’s author Katrina Germein writes picture books that delight primary school children, preschoolers and adults alike. Her stories have won Notable Book Commendations from the Children’s Book Council of Australia and her book ‘Big Rain Coming’ has been published around the world, remaining in print over a decade after its release. Katrina’s book ‘Baby Gets Dressed’ was selected as a Little Big Book Club reading pack title and the hilarious ‘My Dad Thinks He’s Funny’ instantly proved so popular that it was reprinted within a month of its launch. Katrina’s sixth trade title ‘Somebody’s House’ is contracted to Walker Books. Katrina lives in Adelaide with her husband, their three children and an old dog named Sunny. You can find out more at www.katrinagermein.com