SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENT

Emma Mactaggart is an award-winning author, speaker and publisher. If she isn’t consuming books herself, she’s creating them.

Emma has been teaching the craft of writing and illustrating to children and adults since 2005 via her Child Writes program and the registered charity, The Child Writes Fund. Her publishing business (a small press with a big purpose!) Boogie Books is the largest publisher on Amazon of children’s picture books written by children for children.

Emma is a regular guest on ABC Southern Queensland Radio talking about books. She also the Founder of International Read to Me! Day, focused on the importance of reading regularly to children.