Thank you to the Magic Fish Dreaming Team

Helene, Heidi, June team meeting – Matilda was there by skype.
Richard Tillotson – from Fergies


Just have the most dedicated and delightful team to work with on Magic Fish Dreaming. They have made the process of creating this book one of the best experiences of my life.

Even when we have challenges they are just solved and everyone is never afraid to say how to make something even better and everyone just strives for excellence. I feel very blessed. I wish all work places could be like this. There’s just no ‘ego’ and we all just want to make the book the best it can be.

I have gained such an insight and understanding of the talents and skills of an editor, designer, illustrator and printer. They put as much effort into this as writers do. When you understand what they do better, you can just put trust in the whole process of book making. I don’t think I would even considering laying out a children’s book myself!

On top of that everyone understands the challenges of my budget, as a small business, and the need to do things the best we can within that budget but still be excellent. At the same time I just want to pay all our ‘staff’ as much as I possibly can for what they do and show appreciation for when they go above and beyond the limitations of that budget.

Finally just so hope that this team will have many rewards; that I am able to sell lots of books;  that they receive more business, because they deserve it so much:  I would love to work with them all one day again.




Thank You Dear Backers All

fairy1 by Helene Magisson
Art by Helene Magisson

‘Thank you dear backers all’
sing the Magic Fish Dreaming Team.
‘We hold you in high esteem
For believing in our book dream.
We plan to do you proud
And thank you beautiful crowd
for answering our kickstarter call.
Bless you – one and all.’


Honour Blog Roll

Yvonne Mes

Dimity Powell

Tahirih Twyford

Anil Tortop

Amanda Francey

Renee Hills

Nancy Kent

Karen Tyrrell

Jacqui Halpin


Alison Stegert

Temily Eddington

Pamela Galeano

Felicity Plunkett

Catherine Greenman

Danny Letham

Katyoon Haghseresht

Elizabeth Kasmer

Paul Anthony Gerard

Elizabeth Lhuede

Alexandra Roberts

Zita Klaphake

Jo Hoffman

Ladan Ocora

Sally Knornschild

Christa von Zychlin

Mira Reisberg

Owen Allen

Rebecca Sheraton

Jocelyn Hawes

Lizzie Weigh

Jacque Duffy

Marcia Marseney

Valia Stevens

Laura Law

Robert Tidey

Gloria Webb

David Conley

Mel Irvine

Dr Anne Marshall

Frank and Judith Wark

Candice Lemon-Scott

Anna Gerard

Paul Gerard (Junior)

Janet Tallarigo Murphy

Aurorae Khoo

Melissa Shaw-Smith

Lailani Mirkazemi

Alan and Yvonne Perkins

Simon Michnowicz

Jenny Stubbs

Samantha Wheeler

Marie van Alphen

Lenora Riegel

Kerrie Morgan

Jan Cornall

H Lowe

Kevin Stark

Joly Laurence

Melody Grace Cave

Melina Dahms


Betty Cabral Collerson


Mandy Downing

Danielle Freeland

Katrin Dreiling

Margaret Morris

Joanna Dumaresq

Lydia Birt

Renee Price

Shirin Leila

Sam Eeles

Sonia Navidi

Chevallier Marthe

Helene Safajou

Kim Walti

Sonja van Kerkhoff

K Lyer


Jan Streater

Farah Moshirian

Honora Jenkins

Sam Bowhay


Cameron McDonald


Tanya Hempson

Lyn Oxley


Noss Laurence

Moala Eseta Pease

Marion Gaemers

Carol Bonny

Diane Finlay

Helen Ramoutsaki

Renee Farrant

Lucy McGinley

Jessica White

Catherina Van der Walt

Lorraine Gray

Shirley Lynn

Julian Bluett

Aisea and Naz

Carmel Dore

Vanessa Bromley

Jane Nicholsen

Sally Moroney

Brenda May

Krystyna Palka

Georgie Donaghey

Sheryl Gwyther

Debbie Kahl

Phelicia Gardner

Ricardo Vargas Lubbert


Sophie Masson


Laurie Trott

Tom Hearn

Karen Lane

Lydia Valeriano

Isobel Dore

Cherrie Ryan

Lea Goward

Vacen Taylor

Lyn Blanch

Joanne Austin

Norah Colvin

Cristina Whitehawk

Elizabeth Dere

Pixi Robertson

Mehera Moroney

Brynda Lattimore

Liz McLeish

Neidenberger Edouard

Stephanie Hansen

Toloui Wallace’s

Tyrion Perkins

Grant Hindin Miller

Edmond Keven Bona

Kate Shapcott



A special thank you to Write Links, Book Links,  the Children’s Book Academy, the Inspiration Garden, Soul Food Writing buddies,  friends from ABC Open, friends from writing groups I have been in, blog followers, the Creative community of Far North Queensland and the Baha’is for their  support.  

Thank you also to all  who so enthusiastically shared the kickstarter link with their friends, family and communities.

(This is now a permanent page link on the Magic Fish Dreaming Blog as well.)

fairy2 by Helene Magisson

Art by Helene Magisson