On a normal day, a baby creates mayhem in an apartment block. Diane Jackson’s words express her passion for music, and it’s ability to soothe the soul. Giuseppe Poli brings to life the musical theme in the book, transforming an apartment block into a vibrant community
Diane Jackson is a trained primary teacher with a Graduate Diploma in Music Education. She taught for many years in the classroom, later focusing on classroom music, science and special needs. Diane also worked on festivals for many years – managing and programming. She then managed her husband’s entertainment and music resource business. Diane’s writing career began in her 50’s. She co-authored a series of ukulele books Uke’n Play Ukulele which has now been released worldwide. Her interest in writing picture books was sparked when she became a grandma and she took short courses and workshops to learn the craft.
Giuseppe Poli is passionate about creating art that re-ignites a sense of wonder, discovery, adventure and imagination. Hootie the Cutie was Giuseppe’s first picture book.