rob towner - author / illustrator

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Hey friend. My names rob. Nice to meet you and thanks for stopping by my website.

While I’ve got your attention, I should probably introduce myself. I’m a children’s author and illustrator. It’s a pretty cool job. I get paid to make up stupid, immature stories (mainly for my own amusement), I get to draw awful, ridiculous pictures of animals, I get to meet other authors and illustrators who I think are cool, and sometimes I even get to visit school assemblies across Australia to talk to children about how important reading and writing is. Did you know that studying extra hard and getting good grades in school is by far the coolest thing anyone can do? It’s true. School is the coolest. But anyways, yeh. That’s me in a nutshell. I make children’s books.

And guess what… making children’s books isn’t the only fun thing I like to do. Some other things I like to do include: eating pea and ham soup, playing chess, saying the word ‘wowee’, listening to jazz, watching my favourite tv show ‘Survivor’ and snorkelling in the ocean.

If I could be any animal in the entire world, I would probably be an elephant beetle. That way I could prance around the beach all day squirting salt water in my face.

If you have read all the way up to this point, there’s some blog posts below if you feel like checking them out. If you want to be double cool, you can also help me out by subscribing to my newsletter below. I promise not to spam you. I’ll just flick you an email whenever I create a new story.

Archive for December 2014

I got published in Freshwater’s Covered Magazine!

Covered Magazine is a new free magazine that gets delivered to homes across Freshwater NSW every month. The magazine includes local news, a section for kids, epic deals for local businesses and lots more (I think). Pretty cool. Definitely bathroom reading material worthy.

You can read my story MILKSHAKES CAN TALK in the online version of the first issue of Covered Magazine here – http://www.allbasescovered.com.au/summer-launch-edition

See page 68.

More stories to come.

Monday, December 29, 2014 by Rob Towner
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