Monthly Archives: April 2009

We’ve got Mothers Day covered!

Mothers’ Day is just around the corner and we have a range of books to help you show your mum how special she is! Magic Mummy by Caroline Stills with illustrations by Christina Miesen is such a sweet celebration of … Continue reading

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Meet Kevin Burgemeestre!

Meet Kevin Burgemeestre at Dromkeen on Sunday April 26! Bring the kids, bring a picnic and have a fun day! Meet Kevin and other authors and illustrators and explore the beautiful grounds of Dromkeen. Say “Hi” to Kevin and then … Continue reading

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YABBA Shortlist

Congratulations to Carole Wilkinson whose book Garden of the Purple Dragon has been shortlisted for a YABBA! The Young Australian Best Book Awards (YABBA) are Victoria’s children’s choice book awards. Each year kids nominate an Australian children’s fiction title they … Continue reading

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Sydney Writers Festival

The programme is up and the tickets are on sale for the 2009 Sydney Writers Festival. This year we have two black doggies and one Red Dog attending the festival. Danny Katz and Mitch Vane will be talking about the … Continue reading

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Charlotte McConaghy talks about her launch!

Last Wednesday we launched my first Strangers of Paragor Book One: Arrival – just around the corner from my house is a beautiful little book shop called Journeys, which specialises in children’s fiction. I was extremely nervous leading up to it – … Continue reading

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Time to let you know what is new in the kennel

We have some great books out that have just hit bookstores. Magic Mummy by Caroline Stills with illustrations by Christina Miesen is the sweetest book – and Dads if you are reading this it would make a great Mother’s Day … Continue reading

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We want to hear from you!

Yesterday we received an email from a very excited reader who said “Hi, By the second page of The Strangers of Paragor Book One: Arrival I was ensnared. I couldn’t put it down and spent all day reading it and … Continue reading

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Mike Lefroy – our second guest blogger

I recently had the opportunity to be part of the All Saints’ College Literature Festival. This was my second invitation and it was great to see its still attracting excellent crowds and lots of interesting writers from all around Australia. … Continue reading

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Meet Charlotte McConaghy

    Charlotte McConaghy  will be celebrating the release of her new book The Strangers of Paragor Book One: The Arrival at Journeys Bookstore on Wednesday the 8th of April at 7pm.  Join Charlotte as she talks about the writing process, answers all … Continue reading

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From Carole Wilkinson – our first guest blogger!

  I have just got back from Perth where I ws a guest and speaker at the All Saints Literature Festival. It was hosted by the All Saints College, but many other schools attended as well. There were over 30 writers … Continue reading

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