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Piper wants to try lots of new things, but something always stops her – her monkey! Some monkeys are playful. Some monkeys are fun. Not Piper’s monkey.
Piper’s monkey is very, very, naughty. Everyone else can tame their monkeys. So why can’t Piper?
Monkey Mind is a gentle story for children and adults about the worrying thoughts that cause anxiety.
The printing process used to create Monkey Mind is shown Here.
Illustrations from the book:
A serial student, Rebecca has a BA and a PostGradDip in Design, a GradDipEd (Primary) and a GradDipEd (Tertiary & Adult). She worked in the design and advertising industry as a graphic designer/illustrator and then discovered a love for teaching design and humanities at Universities and Colleges in both WA and Queensland.
When her two children entered primary school, Rebecca became an education assistant, then a teacher. She is interested in visual literacy and devising children’s books that help children to build the skills, the resilience, the acceptance and the desire to persist in the face of life’s challenges.
In 2013, Rebecca decided to follow her dream and won a mentorship through the Fellowship of Australian Writers (WA) and her mentor, author and abstract artist Liliana Stafford, introduced her to the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators: an amazing, supportive group of creatives.
Currently a teacher at Palmyra Primary School, Rebecca can’t wait to tell her students that she finally did it. You can follow her etching and design process on her Facebook page and you can see her work on Instagram.
She was also a Truck Driver.