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One Thousand Snapshots
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Steve’s passion is to write books for children with a unique blend of heart, hope, humour, and help to create stories that touch and tickle hearts.

Maximus, his first middle-grade novel was published by Serenity Press in 2018 

His first trade-published picture book, Ling Li’s Lantern MidnightSun Publishing in 2020.

Diploma of Children’s Writing and Publishing, Australian College - 2015.

Steve is the founder of Nurture Works Foundation and developed the acclaimed ‘BUZ – Build Up Zone’ programs for children.

He received an Order of Australia Medal in 2016 for contribution to the social and emotional wellbeing of children.

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One Thousand Snapshots

By Steve Heron

RRP: $16.95
ISBN: 9781922594747
Available November. Orders sent upon release.
A picture is worth a thousand words… so they say.

After losing her father in a car accident four years earlier, eleven-year-old Maddy is trying to navigate her way through life without her biggest hero; her dad.

Her guilt over what she believes was her part in his death leads Maddy on a quest to take one thousand snapshots of moments in time and with people she loves, wishing she were able to share them with him.

This leads her to an encounter with djidi djidi, a willie wagtail who reminds Maddy that there is hope, even when life seems difficult.

A story of a search for belonging and a fear of abandonment in a world of ever-changing emotions.

Maddy will make you laugh, cry and cheer for her as she takes you through her journey.

It’s picture perfect!


“A wonderfully written and considered story by a very talented author who knows youth well and respects his story craft and his characters with true expressions…a beautiful book...” Karen, Indiebook Reviewer.

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