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Katrina McKelvey

Katrina McKelvey has written 14 children’s picture books including My Heart, and three Healthy Harold big books for the Life Education Australia Early Years program.

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Katrina McKelvey is a children’s author, former primary school teacher and mother living in Newcastle, NSW. She is involved in CBCA, SCBWI, Littlescribe, community events, literary conferences and festivals, and loves visiting schools. She’s written many children’s picture books and educational readers including her new title, My Heart, which will be launched at this year’s festival. She has also written three Healthy Harold big books for the newly released Life Education Australia Early Years program. Katrina’s left-handed, loves tea, scary movies and rollercoasters, and is addicted to mint chocolate. When she was little, a hot air balloon accidentally landed in her backyard.

Katrina McKelvey

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