Category Archives: News

Highlights from the Mathematical Association of Victoria Conference

On Friday I attended the Mathematical Association of Victoria‘s annual conference at La Trobe University. The conference is primarily for school teachers who teach mathematics, so many of the sessions weren’t relevant for me. However, I was interested to see whether this was a conference I should be more involved with, as maths teachers fall […]

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Free Download: Activity Sheets

Ever since I launched Charlie Weatherburn I’ve wanted to create some activity sheets to complement the book. Being about a mathematician, it made sense for there to be some educational material that kids could have fun with — and now there is! Taking the popular colouring sheets and expanding on the idea, I’ve added a […]

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Shipping, Scientists, Schools & Speaking Gigs

Wow, it’s been a crazy few weeks since my book launched. I’ve been a bit slack with updates to the blog, but here’s a summary of everything that’s happened: Shipping Options for Aussies If you previously thought about buying a paperback copy of Charlie Weatherburn and the Flying Machine but baulked at the $9 shipping […]

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Highlights From The Launch

I’m a bit late in posting this—the photos and video from the launch of my first book, Charlie Weatherburn and the Flying Machine, held here in Melbourne a bit over a week ago. If you weren’t able to attend (or if you just want to relive the moment) then this post is for you! Check out the […]

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Win This Limited Edition Charlie Weatherburn Canvas Artwork

There are a ton of good reasons to attend my book launch at 2pm this Sunday (at The Book Grocer in Northcote), but one of the biggest is for the door prizes! First prize is this unique Charlie Weatherburn canvas print: The canvas is mounted on a timber frame that measures 30cm x 30cm, and […]

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Charlie Weatherburn Now Available for iPad & Kindle

If you buy Charlie Weatherburn from iBooks or the Kindle store, please leave a rating or comment. Thanks! A quick update for those of you embracing the ebook revolution. Today I happened to log in to my Apple content provider account to check the status of my book’s application to be sold in the iBookstore. […]

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Charlie Weatherburn Tops Children’s Book List on Lulu

I’m delighted by the initial response to Charlie Weatherburn and the Flying Machine. Putting aside all of the lovely comments I’m receiving from friends and strangers, and ignoring the rave review on wired.com in the book’s first week, this morning I had yet another reason to smile: The book is the #1 selling book in […]

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Download my book for free!

Because Charlie Weatherburn and the Flying Machine is self-published, I don’t have the massive distribution network of a traditional publisher. I do, however, have the internet … and you! For this reason, I’ve decided to give away the PDF of my book for free for a limited time. That’s right: completely gratis. And what’s more, […]

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The Thank You Post

Charlie Weatherburn and the Flying Machine would not be half the book that it is without the network of people that I am surrounded by. My friends, family and work colleagues were incredibly supportive during the writing and illustrating of this book. Whether they know it or not (they do now!), every one of the […]

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Melbourne Book Launch Party

I figured you only get to launch your first book once, so I might as well do so in style. I’m excited to announce that the official Melbourne launch of Charlie Weatherburn and the Flying Machine will be at The Book Grocer, a lovely bookshop on High Street in Northcote. I hope you can join me! Here […]

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