Kylie Reynolds

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Kylie was a bush kid from the far outback of Australia. She loved riding her bicycle on the long distance camping trips - often of several weeks duration that took us to the next job.. She loved writing stories she could share with other children. Kylie did her schooling by correspondence (distance education). On our trips (bikes being our only transport by the way) she did her lessons sitting under any convenient shady shrub or tree or by firelight. Several times during the long summer school holidays we made camp in a city and Kylie would get a newspaper delivery round - filling in for some kid who was on holidays. She enjoyed joining in the free school holiday programs run for kids in the high rise flats. Kylie wrote “A Bunch of Battlers” based on her experiences in the bush and in the city, “Trekking To The Sunset”, “Rascal” and “Flashing Pedals” are fiction based on actual happenings in her life. When Kylie developed a fatal illness she showed great courage, always thinking of others. Kylie asked that I try to get her stories published so other children could enjoy them.
On her website ( Kylie wrote of “my musings on life, God, poems, ponderings, & thinkings..” Kylie's Mum

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A Bunch of Battlers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
Three Australian bush kids are alarmed by a plan the Welfare have for their future. By 'flying beneath the radar' of the authorities, they avoid being noticed as missing. On bicycles they explore the western outback of Queensland and New South Wales, Australia in search of a home where they can live together. Humorous, true to life incidents with plenty of ups and downs. Suit all the family.
Trekking To The Sunset
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Three children with their five horses trek through outback Australia. They travel through some remote regions from Western Queensland to the Northern Territory. Along the way they have some lively adventures. The young writer was eight years old when she wrote this and all the experiences are based on her own life living in outback Australia.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
A child finds an abandoned emu egg that is just hatching. The baby emu she names Rascal. Rascal gets up to all sorts of mischief but eventually grows up into a very responsible emu.
Pinched or Planted? - The Cungelella Cattle Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,380. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
It’s a modern day, Australian real-life Whodunnit - Two mobs of cattle. - Hysteria. - A posse of police and neighbours. - A man charged with cattle rustling Accused of a crime he did not commit, it appeared as if the system was manipulated to point the finger at Graeme and away from other suspects. But it won’t end there. The McDonalds are honest and innocent. This book is their story.

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Kylie Reynolds' favorite authors on Smashwords

Phyllis Campbell
Latest book: Out Of The Night. Published February 5, 2014.
Tim Hicks
Latest book: A Private Conversation with God. Published March 27, 2012. (3.67 from 3 reviews)

Smashwords book reviews by Kylie Reynolds

  • Against That Day on March 25, 2012

    My thanks to the author - this is a lovely piece. It could be my grandmother and me.
  • The KEY on March 25, 2012

    A wonderful story. Inspirational and oh so true. Right at the end of his tether came a mystery key to save the day.
  • A Very Able Charlie Gable on July 10, 2012

    A really neat story. Humorous and engaging for kids and adults alike.
  • Bent Tree on Aug. 30, 2012

    An insightful read. The title is a thread that runs through the narrative. Well worth reading.
  • Bent Tree on Aug. 30, 2012

    An insightful read. The title is a thread that runs through the narrative. Well worth reading.
  • The 'Dear One' Breathes Fire on Sep. 21, 2012
    (no rating)
    Great - Can't wait for more of the Batt team. Thanks to the author
  • The 'Dear One' Breathes Fire on Sep. 21, 2012

    More please Robert...
  • Systematic Attrition on Sep. 21, 2012

    Ripping yarn! Action aplenty and the bad guys do get their just desserts, especially the really, really bad guy. If you have a reluctant male reader in the family, buy them an ereader or download an ereader app on their smart phone and load with this author's books to start with. ..