Early Childhood, Foundation, Lower Primary
Early Childhood, Pre-School, Foundation, Year 1, Year 2
3 to 7
Paul Dumble/P. Crumble
Where were you born? Where
do you live now? Born: Yallourn in
Victoria (it no longer exists!) Resides: Sydney
Where did you go to school? Howlong Public School and Albury High School.
Did you have a nickname? No.
What were you like in
school? Always the student who was at
the bottom of the top class!
What is the naughtiest thing
you did? I was a very good boy.
What was your favourite book
growing up? Hardy Boys adventures.
Who is your favourite
children’s author? Jon Klassen.
What is your favourite
food/colour/movie? Custard Purple The
Who inspired you to write? Not exactly sure.
How did you get started? Was writing promotional copy for job roles and decided
to try something more creative.
How old were you? 35.
Why did you want to be a
writer? It’s creative and
How do you think up ideas? When I am walking. Or when singing badly off-key in
Do you have a special place
where you write? Anywhere with a cat
on my lap.
What is the best thing about
being a writer? Never knowing when
inspiration will strike.
Have you had any funny or
embarrassing moment as a writer? Not
What do you do when you are
not writing? I bake pretty darn good
What would you have chosen
to be if you were not a writer? A
trapeze artist. But not up too high.
Which famous person from the
past would you like to talk to? Probably
Michael Jackson as I reckon he would have some great stories to tell.