I do love reading Pig Dude to kids. I act like a bit of a goose, but no one seems to mind. Here are a few snaps from Tucker Road Primary School. I turned the lights off so everyone could see the screen better, which made the pics are a bit dark, but I think you […]Read More More photos from my Pig Dude launches
Earlier this year I had an incredibly fun time doing a theatrical kind of show with a couple of other footy-loving authors. The other guys were Adrian Beck (Kick it to Nick) and Felice Arena (Specky Magee). It was so much fun I thought I’d share a few photos. The Umpire Dance Adrian belting […]Read More Kicking Goals for Readers
I’ve been having so much fun on a little tour to launch my latest book, Pig Dude: He Can Do ANYTHING! All up I’m visiting six of my favourite schools and giving them a free 45 min talk which ends with a book launch, something many kids have never seen. At the end of the session, a few […]Read More Pig Dude launches
Earlier this year a couple of other footy-loving authors (Felice Arena and Adrian Beck) and myself put together a theatre show about the joys of both football and reading. And just to make sure we were fully prepared for the big event we went through our paces with a solid backyard training run. As you can see […]Read More Check out this snappy little video
Hey Teachers! Hi. I’ve just added a very nice (and free) Teacher’s Activity Pack for Pig Dude, right here http://michaelwagner.com.au/free-downloads/free-teachers-notes. There are five pages of Art, Design, Science and English activities – a lot of which are suitable for very young primary school kids. Go get ’em guys!Read More New Teacher’s Activity Pack for Pig Dude
It’s time I let you all know that this little guy is about to get out of the box. And, for me as an author, that’s going to impact all sorts of things. To find out more, have a look here.Read More Out of the Box
The review starts halfway down the first column.Read More Reviews like this one in Magpies magazine make an author’s heart sing
I’m super proud of this one. It’s my first picture book and it looks soooooooooo nice!Read More Here’s a sneaky peeky at a new book that’s coming out in March 2015
I’ve added a Signed Book Bookshop to my site, where you can buy signed copies of LOTS of my books. You can even have them personalised. To go shopping, click the BOOKSHOP in the menu above. And thanks for setting this up for me, Michael Panckridge – great author and great bloke!Read More So now you can buy signed copies of my books from my micro-online-bookshop!
Here’s a little sneak peek of the new Maxx Rumble Soccer Series. It’s three books of crazy soccer action and it’s in bookshops in the next week or so.Read More It’s here – Maxx Rumble Soccer!!