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Governor of Queensland launches Christmas spirit

You may have seen the pictures. You may have read the book. For those who missed the official launch of PS Who Stole Santa's Mail? in Brisbane on Sunday, here is the speech that Her Excellency, the Governor of Queensland, Ms Penelope Wensley AC , gave to launch my new book. An enthusiastic crowd packed into the Black Cat Paddington book shop and cafe to witness the birth of my first children's chapter book. Smiling kids and candy canes, snow and eventual sunshine were the order of the day spectacularly fulfilling the Christmas dreams of this little kids' author. Excerpt from Her Excellency's speech: Managing Editor, Morris Publishing Australia, Ms Elaine Ousten, President, Book Links (Queensland), Ms Jenny Stubbs, Owner, Black Cat Books and Cafe, Mrs Stephanie Hogan, Author, Mrs Dimity Powell, Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen, Girls and Boys. As 2012 is the National Year of Reading and as I am Patron of Book Links Queensland, of th