Thumbnail photo of children's and young adult author Cath Crowley

Cath Crowley is the author of the multi–award-winning Graffiti moon as well as several other books for young adults and children.


Booktrailer for the German edition of Graffiti Moon

Street art and long, soft voices. I love it.

    thanks big brother. my birthday isn’t for three months. and you didn’t even make me beg.  

rambling book love

  I don’t usually do reviews unless I’ve launched a book – mainly because I’m too lazy and I just want to love and not think about the reasons. But here are some books that made me want to blog (so they must be good). And they’re all musical.   It’s Too Late to Die [...]

The Wishbird Book Launch

  On Saturday I had the great pleasure of launching Gabrielle Wang’s beautiful new book – The Wishbird. It was held at The Little Bookroom – one of the best book stores in the WHOLE world – along with the Sun Bookshop in Yarraville, it’s my favourite place to wander. All of Gabrielle’s wonderful books. [...]

my name in coloured paper

      Thanks everyone at Ave Maria. I had one of the best residencies ever. When next I go ghost hunting, I’ll know to bring Skittles, and a vacuum cleaner. 

            I love this photograph, taken by Elizabeth Abbott.


Book cover of 'Graffiti moon'; illustration of yellow spray can on plain black background

Graffiti moon is out now from Pan Macmillan Australia.

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We make light roads across each other

She orbits slowly, anti clockwise, like she’s unravelling air bandages

paints birds trapped on brick walls and people lost in ghost forests