Julie travels around Europe and further afield, where she is always on tour with her promotion of reading to children and visiting numerous schools.
She speaks 3 languages, which aids her in communication with children from all walks of life.
An edition of Jodie and the library card in a bilingual edition was published. In 2012 via Opera Omnia publishing house , It is now in swedish, and many of her books will be translated.
She now lives in Evora Portugal, where she owns the Bookmark Evora Bookshop in the heart of the city. .
Her motto is, "Always be the very best you can be".
She donates most of her proceeds to charities.