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R.J. Simon

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RJ Simon lives in the Australian bush with her husband, their daughters, and way too many cats! There is also a wild wallaby with no respect for gardens, some cheeky parrots, goannas, echidnas, lots of spiders, and an emu with a taste for car keys.
RJ Simon is a member of the international professional organization for writers and illustrators of children’s literature - Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, the Australian Society of Authors, and the Children's Book Council of Australia. Her story Ruby Lane was recently published by thewordverve inc.

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Collaborations with other creatives are always interesting

Last year I wrote a little piece called Spun for an anthology. It's out now.
Obviously, I won't be reviewing it for goodreads, but I did write a little post about it on one of my blogs.
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Published on March 14, 2018 04:48 Tags: anthology
Average rating: 4.42 · 12 ratings · 12 reviews · 2 distinct works
Ruby Lane

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Ruby Lane by R.J.  Simon
"Princess Fuzzypants here: Hang on for a wild and crazy ride when you read this book. Ruby is a young girl with an active imagination. She is on her way to visit her grandmother on an island but before she arrives, she meets up with a most unusual..." Read more of this review »
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"This is a very cute story with very interesting characters. Arthur Fearsome Dragon is my favorite character.

I received an ARC from NetGalley and the publisher for an honest review."
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"A pirate cat is such a great idea, and there's humour and drama most of the way through. I love the cover illustration of Pirate, which is what made me request the book, and I really like the explanation for why he is a pirate (amongst other thing..." Read more of this review »
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"A fast paced adventure story that you won't want to put down - Ruby Lane by R J Simon is a brand new quirky tale for young readers.

Ruby, our main adventurer is a wonderfully creative thinker - who just can't stop thinking! She has a wild imaginati..." Read more of this review »
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Frango & Chicken is different to anything I've read before. The illustrations are fun and lively just like the characters.
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