If Emily tries to play basketball, she ends up puffing. What can you do when asthma stops you from playing with your friends? Join Emily and her friends as they find a way she can join in on the fun. Emily the elephant is one of the characters from the popular title Marty's Nut-Free Party which was shortlisted in the Speech Pathology Awards and has sold into schools and in families around the country. Join Emily, Marty and their friends in this new adventure to help them to understand asthma in a fun and entertaining way.
Katrina Roe is an author and radio presenter. Most recently she was host of the morning show on Sydney's Hope 103.2 radio (www.hope1032.com.au) before leaving to have her second baby. Katrina also has a successful parenting blog (www.frommouthsofbabes.com). Marty's Nut-Free Party was her first children's book, followed by Emily Eases her Wheezes. Emily was listed as a notable book by CBCA in 2015. Same is her latest book, and was scheduled for release in July 2015. Katrina has also contributed to two inspirational anthologies, All Creation Sings: Psalms of Everyday Christians and a book about miscarriage called In God's Hands: Overcoming Miscarriage in a Broken World. In 2009, she completed her Masters in International Relations, just for fun! Katrina also likes kayaking, bushwalking, reading novels, taking holidays, listening to music and hanging out with friends. She's adamant that tea should always be made in a pot and she has a definite weakness for soft cheese. She lives in Sydney with her three young daughters and her husband Chris.