Michelle Morgan - Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Flying through Clouds looking dapper wearing its new gold Spark Award: 

The Spark Award is awarded annually by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), and recognises excellence in children's books that are published independently. Flying through Clouds has won the 2017 Spark Award in the Older Readers category. 

Thank you SCBWI !

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Winner of the 2017 SCBWI Spark Award for Older Readers - Michelle Morgan for FLYING THROUGH CLOUDS

Michelle Morgan - Wednesday, February 28, 2018

So excited to be the SCBWI Spark Award 2017 winner in the Older Readers category for Flying through Clouds.

The SCBWI Spark Award recognizes excellence in children’s books published through an independent or non-traditional route.


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SCBWI Bookstop 16 Oct to 30 Nov 2017

Michelle Morgan - Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Explore new books for kids and teens in the SCBWI Bookstop promotion from 16 Oct to 30 Nov 2017.

You can browse hundreds of books published in 2017 by traditional and independent publishers from all over the world, with links to buy online.

This is the Bookstop link for my new teen novel, Flying through Clouds:

Browse, buy, enjoy!


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SCBWI Bologna Regional Showcase & Digital Catalogue

Michelle Morgan - Sunday, April 24, 2016

I was in good company in the recent SCBWI Bologna Showcase at the Bologna Children's Book Fair held 4 to 7 April 2016.

Racing the Moon was also included in the SCBWI Bologna Digital Catalogue that was produced to support the Showcase.

The Showcase and Catalogue promote Australian and New Zealand authors who are members of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators who had PAL books published between 2014 and 2016.

Thanks SCBWI !!

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