Freelance Writing

Poppy's Special Talent

Lesley Gibbes & Tamsin Ainslie

Acacia Ridge Early Years Centre and Kindergarten Benevolent Society

Proudly funded and supported by the Queensland government 2017 and part of the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, Australia.


Everyone in Poppy's kindergarten has a special talent, everyone except Poppy. With the help of her kindergarten teacher Shirley, Poppy discovers a very special talent of her own.

Charlie and the Pumpkin Patch

Lesley Gibbes & Tamsin Ainslie


A promotional picture book for Oxygen Interactive on behalf of Heinz 2015

A Boat of Stars-Teachers Notes

Edited by Margaret Connolly & Natalie Jane Prior

ABC Books 2018

Teachers Notes by Lesley Gibbes