Nat has written a 5-part fiction podcast series for kids for Nova Podcasts as part of the Australian Government's #StopItAtTheStart #Respect campaign. PROJECT ARI is the story of an Artificial Intelligence boy who is placed with a family to learn 'the human experience' and it is up to 10 year-old Sammy to teach him how to be a 'real boy'.
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Nat release her latest unboxing video for THE RIGHT WAY TO ROCK...and it's a doozy! HELLO!
And SECRETS OF A SCHOOLYARD MILLIONAIRE is out in the UK. Look at its new cover. Get your copy now, UK friends!
Nat is running online introductory podcasting session for educators thanks to the Singapore Book Council.
Ever wanted to make a podcast? No idea where to start? Nat Amoore, children’s author and podcast host, will take you through the basics of creating your podcast content. This workshop will cover planning, scripting, interviewing, recording and editing – all from the comfort of your home office chair!
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NAT IS TOURING SYDNEY, MELBOURNE & BRISBANE
Nat's BOOK TOUR dates have been announced!
SYDNEY - 23/08 - 27/08
MELBOURNE - 30/08 - 03/09
BRISBANE - 06/09 - 10/09
To book Nat for your school just head to her 'School Visits' page HERE
NAT AMOORE is a Sydney-based writer who is passionate about encouraging kids to read and write and explore their imagination without boundaries. Her first middle grade novel
Secrets Of A Schoolyard Millionaire came out last year with Penguin Random House. It had great success as both Dymocks and QBD's 'Kids Book Of The Month', becoming Australia's #1 bestselling debut Aussie children’s fiction in 2019. It has now been sold into the UK, US, Italy, China, Estonia and Romania.
Her second book The Power Of Positive Pranking came out in June 2020 and has been shortlisted for the 2021 Readings Children's Book Prize, REAL Children’s Choice Book Awards and the Environment Award for Children's Literature.
In 2021, Nat wrote a 5-part fiction podcast series called PROJECT ARI for Nova Entertainment and the Australian Government as part of the #StopItAtTheStart #Respect campaign.
Nat placed 1st & 2nd in the Picture Book category and 2nd in Chapter Books for younger readers, at the 2018 CYA Conference. She was a recipient of the CBCA Maurice Saxby Creative Development Program for 2018 and is a proud Role Model for Books In Homes. Nat will be part of the Sydney Writer's Festival in 2021 and is represented by literary agent, Brian Cook at The Author's Agent.
Nat is also a host of kidlit podcast One More Page, that launched in February 2018
One More Page has already had over 85K downloads and was a finalist in the ‘Best Newcomer’ category for the 2018 Australian Podcast Awards.
Name: Nat Amoore
Internal age: 10
Secret superpower: Making up stuff. Not lying, that is different. Making up stuff, on the spot, that everybody believes and sometimes gets me things I want. Not lying.
Obsessed with: Laksa and writing down anything that pops into my head because I'm sure one day it will be 'my great work' even when the idea is oh so silly.
Annoyed by: Restaurants that skimp on my vegetables and/or tofu in my vegetable and tofu laksas. Seriously guys...they're VEGETABLES!
Bookshelf style: Small and jammed. Sydney apartment living **insert eye rolly emoji**
What you wanted to be when you grew up: Depended on the day of the week. Still does.
What you got in trouble for at school: Never got in trouble. Never got caught.
Favourite books as a kid: Everything by Paul Jennings or Gillian Rubenstein. Calvin & Hobbes, Bridge To Terabithia and anything where the character went from the real world to another world.
And now: Hmmmm, kinda the above plus How To Bee, Roof Toppers, The Cardboard Palace and The Hat Trilogy.
Book character you wish you could be: Elly from Skymaze