International Publication Dates:
- Australia & New Zealand: 1st Oct 2022
- UK, USA & Canada: TBA
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About the Authorstrator: Dr Sue Pillans (aka. Dr Suzie Starfish)
Dr Sue Pillans has always been drawn to the ocean and has many fond memories of going to the beach, snorkelling and interacting with nature as a child. Sue has been drawing and telling stories about the natural world since she was young and she grew up to become a marine scientist, artist and author who still loves sharing her stories through words and pictures in her creative business “Picture your ideas
Sue’s deep devotion for the ocean is also shared through her alter ego, Dr Suzie Starfish, who uses the art of marine science and storytelling to engage, excite, empower and educate children about our underwater wonders. As an ‘Authorstrator’ (Author/Illustrator) Dr Suzie Starfish draws attention to environmental issues to bring the living oceans into the hearts and minds of young readers.
“Roger the wrasse and the itchy fishes” illustrates the importance of diversity on our reefs and the amazing roles animals carry out. This story also draws attention to the important relationships formed in nature between different species. Sue was inspired to create this story after ‘sea-ing’ the wonder of cleaning stations on the Great Barrier Reef and how the smallest of animals can help the biggest of animals… just with a dance!
This is the third in a series of ocean picture books by Dr Suzie Starfish which are based on science with messages of solutions and hope that we can all be the change we want to ‘sea’ in the world.
When Sue isn’t drawing out ideas you will find her at the beach or underwater getting her vitamin sea. Sue also has her ‘pawsome’ creative companions by her side throughout this creative journey.