Book Week Bonus Episode 1 - Deborah Abela

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Deborah Abela trained as a teacher before becoming writer/producer of a national children’s TV show. Since then, she’s become an internationally published and awarded author of 28 books about WW2, pesky wolves, bears in space, spelling bees and kids living in a climate-changed world. Her novel, The Book of Wondrous Possibilities, celebrates how books can save us when everything feels dark.


Find out more about Deborah at:


Twitter: @DeborahAbela

Instagram: @deborah_abela_

Deborah's books include:


To illustrator Marianne Khoo (and her assistant Max) for designing the One More Page podcast logo and other associated images.

And to our sound editor Adam Orlowski for his wonderful audio genius - check out his other work at


Thanks also to Writing NSW for allowing us to record this episode at their Kids and YA Festival in June 2022.

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all illustrations have been done by Marianne Khoo & Ramona Davey who we love & appreciate more than they can ever imagine!

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