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Folklore, Fantasy & Fairytale exhibition

I had the privelege of opening the Folklore, Fantasy & Fairytale exhibition at the Kapunda Community Gallery.

Folklore, Fantasy & Fairytale exhibition

Kapunda Celtic Festival

Rosanne Hawke has been given the honour of opening the 35th Kapunda Celtic Festival in October.

Kapunda Celtic Festival

Despatch No 1

Imagine 7000 foot mountains, the Himalayan forest, monkeys walking along walls, the sound of cicadas, and late monsoon thunder storms and mists. Our flat looks out onto the forest where we can see birds with striped tail feathers and wildflowers.

Despatch No 1

2012 Releases

Mountain Wolf, set in tribal Pakistan, will be released in May. The launch will be at the Children's Book Council Conference in the Adelaide Convention Centre, so make sure you register for the conference.

2012  Releases

2014 Releases

Four of my books will be released in 2014, the first a US edition...

Camels that are Notable

Taj and the Great Camel Trek is a Notable Book in the 2012 CBCA awards.

Despatch No 2 from Rosanne in the NWFP, Pakistan

Ramazan started today. I woke early and heard the siren for waking and eating, and then the one for starting the fast at dawn. The siren sounds like the siren the school uses for shut down drills. This is a special month of devotion to God in Pakistan.

Despatch No 2 from Rosanne in the NWFP, Pakistan

Despatch No 3 from Rosanne in the NWFP, Pakistan

We have returned from Karachi via the Tez Gam (fast train) which does not live up to its name at all as it is very tired and 'ahister' (slow), and is from a former glorious age.

Despatch No 3 from Rosanne in the NWFP, Pakistan

Despatch No 4 from Rosanne in the NWFP, Pakistan

Today the police visited us in our guest house. 'Just checking how many foreigners we have in Abbottabad because it is Eid today. There will be big crowds but we hope there will be no trouble.' At least they didn't tell us to stay indoors.

Despatch No 4 from Rosanne in the NWFP, Pakistan

Floods in Pakistan

More than 1,600 people have been killed and up to 20 million people are affected and need help,

Kernewek Lowender 2013

Kernewek Lowender is the world's largest Cornish Festival held on the Yorke Peninsula. On Thursday morning 23 May I will be launching Janeen Brian's wonderful children's historical novel set in Moonta

Mountain Wolf is Notable

Mountain Wolf has been selected as a Notable Book in The Children's Book Council Awards of Australia.

New acceptance

For all those who have loved Mustara, the journey is just beginning.

Pakistani earthquake 2005

Earthquake in Pakistan 2005

Pakistani earthquake 2005

Schools Rosanne is visiting in 2011

At schools I talk about writing and reading, how I write my books, encourage literacy, inspire young writers, and can also run writing workshops. I do school visits during the second and third terms.

Schools  Rosanne is visiting in 2011

Short Story published in Reaching Out

'Just a Schoolgirl' is my story published in Reaching Out: messages of hope, a fabulous anthology edited by Mariah Kennedy...

South Australian Writers Centre

I doubt I would be where I am today in my writing career if it weren't for the South Australian Writers' Centre.

South Australian Writers Centre