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R.A. Spratt


2021 Tour Dates
24 August – 27 August: Melbourne
17-19 August & 31 August – 2 Sept: Sydney

R.A. Spratt is an award winning author and television writer. Her latest book is Peski Kids: The Bear in the Woods – the second instalment of the Peski Kids series.

It is 10 years since R.A’s biographical account of the world’s most glamorous flying pig, Nanny Piggins was first unleashed upon the world. This gorgeous circus pig turned nanny now has nine books to her name and has won hearts Australia-wide. R.A. has also delighted readers with the Friday Barnes: Girl Detective series.

R.A. lives in Bowral, NSW with her husband and two daughters. Her hobbies include gardening and bellringing. She has two chickens and three goldfish, and her next-door-neighbour’s cat thinks it lives in her house.

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To find out more about her latest book – The Peski Kids: The Bear in the Woods, click here.

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The Adventures of Nanny Piggins – Writing Comedy

R.A. Spratt will tell you all about the strange series of events that lead to her unexpectedly getting a job as a TV comedy writer, then inadvertently winding up as a children’s TV writer, before surprising herself by becoming a children’s author. She will reveal what it’s like to be a professionally funny writer. Topics: […]

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