Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Children’s Book Festival

If you’re looking for something to keep the kids occupied this weekend then be sure to check out the Children’s Book Festival in Melbourne. This event is a great way to encourage a love of books for kids and it’s … Continue reading

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Attention Western Australian Readers!

Jan Ramage and Mark Wilson at the Freemantle Children’s Literature Centre Freemantle Children’s Literature Centre is running a FREE Family Open Day this Sunday 3 April 2011 11am – 4pm with special Guests Jan Ramage and Mark Wilson. Free Session: … Continue reading

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The Newington College Literature Festival

Newington College is running a three day literature festival for its students, beginning tomorrow (March 30th) and running till Friday, April 1st. There is an impressive line-up with over 70 speakers, including journalists, writers, poets, playwrights, historians, scientists, novelists, and … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway in The Chronicle!

Be sure to grab a copy of The Chroncle next Tuesday (March 29th) for your chance to win a copy of Heroes of The Kokoda Track by Nicolas Brasch. ‘Nicolas Brasch has created an excellent resource for children studying the … Continue reading

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Winner of the Gabrielle book

Thanks to everyone for entering our latest competition. The winner of the competition has been drawn using random number generator. And the winner is… Sally Bray says: March 18, 2011 at 8:16 am (Edit) Things that go ‘cre-e-a-a-k-k’ in the … Continue reading

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News Alert!

Ananda’s book, Merrow has been shortlisted in the Aurealis Awards 2010, in the Young Adult Novel category . The Aurealis judges said the quality of entries this year was exceptional, so for Ananda to make the finals is an outstanding … Continue reading

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Congratulations Tom Jellett and Donna Rawlins!

Tom and Donna have been shortlisted for the 59th Annual APA Book Design Awards 2011 They are one of four finalists in The Best Designed Children’s Picture Book Award for their work in last years best-selling, My Dad Thinks He’s … Continue reading

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Jedda Robaard Radio Interview

Jedda’s Radio Interview While she is a new illustrator in the published world, Jedda Robaard’s first picture book (written by Melissa Keil) has already caused a stir amongst critics. ‘The illustrations are delightful…” — Bookseller & Publisher ‘Jedda Robaard’s gorgeous, … Continue reading

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Win a new book!

This week we are not only giving away a fabulous new kids book, but we are giving you a sneak peek at one of our upcoming titles, The Boy Who Wasn’t There, by the much-loved author, Michael Panckridge. Set for … Continue reading

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Our New March Titles.

Fromelles by Carole Wilkinson ISBN: 978-1-74203-176-7, RRP: $18.99, Middle non-fiction The Battle of Fromelles lasted less than 24 hours. When it was over, more than 5000 Australian soldiers were killed, wounded or taken prisoner. More Australian soldiers died at Fromelles … Continue reading

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