Quintette oF Questions: Vikki Conley

Today I’m asking Vikki Conley 5 questions about her latest book!

1. What’s the name of your latest book – and how hard was it to pick a title?

The Lost Moustache came to me like a dream. I just woke up one morning and the title was in my head! I said, “hello, what’s this all about?” and just started writing.

2. If you could choose anyone from any time period, who would you cast as the leads in your latest book?

Probably a shorter, younger and female version of Sherlock Homes. Frankie is the main character in my book, and she is dressed up as a detective in search of a lost costume moustache! Set in a theatre, the illustrations are stunning and intriguing.

3. What five words best describe your story?

Fun, entertaining, curious, unique and quirky.

4. Who is your favourite fictional team/couple?

Can I say the children from Enid Blyton’s The Faraway Tree? This book was one of my childhood favourites.

5. What song reflects a theme, character, relationship or scene in your book?

I’m going to have to say the theme song from Inspector Gadget! I loved this original cartoon!

About  The Lost Moustache

When Frankie finds a moustache, she is completely baffled. Who loses a moustache?

Determined to return the moustache to its rightful owner, Frankie launches an investigation. Engaging amusing and delightfully quirky.

Buy  The Lost Moustache

About  Vikki Conley

Vikki is one of the most prolific emerging children’s authors, with seven picture books being released over three years. She is an author, book reviewer and intrepid adventurer. She has worked as a professional writer and marketer, with diverse communities in Africa, Asia and Australia, for over 20 years.

Vikki is part of the CBCA and Lamont Books authors in schools programs. When she’s not writing, Vikki is creating experiences for children through story, drama, nature and puppetry at schools, libraries and festivals. Recently her title, Little Puggle’s Song became a 2020 CBCA Notable Book.

Inspired by nature and her country/seagoing childhood, Vikki writes and shares children’s books that celebrate the spirit of wonder, adventure and freedom that she wishes every child could enjoy. Vikki regularly shares her love of children’s literature as the creator and curator of Courageous Pages on Facebook and Instragram

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So many book launches and author talks have had to be cancelled, I’ve decided to run as many Quintettes as I can to share some great upcoming work – and let you stock up on things to read while we’re all self-isolating.