A&A Authors ­ Short Stop Press, an imprint of A&A Book Publishing

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A&A Authors

Alley Bucci

Alley Bucci

Alley's first picture book to be published, The Ladybug without Any Spots! is a cute, little story about loving and accepting yourself the way you are and embracing your individuality.

Repeated text through the book allows the child to anticipate what is next and also aids the junior reader. The hidden ladybug on every page is another element where the child and parent can explore together the beautiful illustrations by David...

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Clive A. Smith

Clive A. Smith

Born in England, Clive immigrated to Australia with his family in 1964 and has called Australia home ever since. Clive love Australia and its people so much that he is addicted to exploring its diversity.

He and his wife Jan have been on the road for years now, having one adventure after another.

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Margaret Kerr

Margaret Kerr

Margaret Kerr is the eldest girl in a family of twelve children and was born in Invercargill, New Zealand. Educated in Dunedin, she went on to fulfil her childhood dream of becoming a Primary School Teacher. Margaret attained her Dip T., B.Ed and Masters in Spec Ed and taught for over 30 years in Australia. She is married with two adult children and resides on a lifestyle acerage, north of...

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Wendy Fitzgerald

Wendy Fitzgerald

Wendy Fitzgerald has three main passions, music, writing and teaching. She has a Diploma in teaching, a Graduate Diploma in Primary Music and a Master of Arts in Children’s Literature and Literacy. She lives in Sydney with her wonderful husband, two fantastic kids, a couple of small dogs, one piano and a lot of books. She has had some short stories published, but this is her first novel.

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Lukas P. Threlfall

Lukas P. Threlfall

Lukas P. Threlfall was born in Liverpool and grew up in London. In his childhood he always liked to make up stories while playing with his friends in school, but it wasn't until many years later in 2011 that he realised his dream of being a writer. Now living in South Australia, he spends most of his free time working on future story ideas and is currently planning and writing...

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Rowan Hagen

Rowan Hagen

Rowan Hagen began her writing vocation with poetry before moving onto prose. Her first novel Darlo, set in the notorious underbelly of Sydney, was published in 2008 by Short Stop Press. Fearless takes its readers to coastal communities in the idealistic seventies and in the present.

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Shirley Eldridge

Shirley Eldridge

Shirley Eldridge’s previous literary works include Twenty-Four Seven and its sequel, Georgie-Girl which fictionalise her counselling experiences after working many years with Lifeline in counselling and suicide intervention training.

Prior to that Shirley authored The Rocky Girl under her maiden name of Macaree. The Rocky Girl is set in Rockhampton and chronicles life in Queensland in the 1950s and '60s. It is the forerunner to Mima, Shirley's fourth and most important...

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Elizabeth Margaret

Elizabeth Margaret has spent her life working with teenagers, has raised three wonderful children, and has been a foster parent to a flock of neglected and abused children and teens. She has an abiding interest in adolescent mental health. She considers herself very fortunate to be able to use her teaching and youth work skills to assist these damaged young people with their struggle to develop into functioning adults.

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Ken McLean

Ken McLean

Ken McLean lives in Bronte, Sydney, where he directs a center for the Holistic development of Body, Mind and Spirit called Shin Sen Dojo. For over forty years he has practiced and taught Aikido, Ki Energy cultivation, Macrobiotics and Ki Shiatsu.  

He has helped thousands of people achieve greater health, harmony, happiness and success through the programs he runs and personal consultations.  

Ken also surfs regularly at Bronte and is...

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Ted Scott

Ted Scott

Ted Scott holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. He was awarded an Order of Australia in the General Division in 2004 for his contribution to industry.

Ted is the author of Augustus Finds Serenity, and he is also the co-author of Humanity at Work and The Myth of Nine to Five with Dr Phil Harker.

He is now a partner in...

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