Category Archives: Events

Reading Matters!

Ananda Braxton-Smith and Denis Wright at the Reading Matters Conference  WHEN:    27th – 28th May 2011 WHERE: State Library of Victoria, Melbourne COST:    $400.00 Book at SLV website Features stimulating presentations, panel discussions and performances by leading authors and youth literature specialists. Find out … Continue reading

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Authors Out and About

If your idea of an author is someone locked up all day in a crammed room surrounded by coffee mugs, typing away at their latest novel…well think again. As well as writing new books, our authors are often out and … Continue reading

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Michael Panckridge Book Launch

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The Premier’s Reading Challenge – QLD

The QLD Premier’s Reading Challenge registration is now open. The Reading Challenge promotes literacy in young people by encouraging students from Prep to Year 7 to read a variety of books. In 2010, more than 660 schools and over 100,000 … Continue reading

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All Saints Storylines Literary Festival, Perth, 6-8 April

The All Saints Literary Festival begins today. Three authors from Black Dog will be amongst a fabulous line up of authors and illustrator, all sharing their love of literature with young audiences. Ben Beaton, Shirley Marr and Karen Tayleur 6th- … Continue reading

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Win a copy of Fromelles by Carole Wilkinson

This week we are giving away a copy of our March release Fromelles: Australia’s Bloodiest Day at War by the multi-award-winning author, Carole Wilkinson. This book is an excellent educational resource for young readers. There’s lots of visual stimulus to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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