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The Environment Award for Children’s Literature

We are thrilled to announce seven Black Dog books have been shortlisted for The Environment Award for Children’s Literature run by the Wilderness Society: Stranded by Jan Ramage. Illustrated by Mark Wilson Into the Deep: Life Through the Depths of … Continue reading

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New Releases – May 2011

Tantony by Ananda Braxton-Smith ISBN 9781742031668 RRP: $18.99 Young Adult Fiction Ananda’s debut novel, Merrow, is a CBCA Notable award-winner, and Tantony lives up to all expectations. Inhabiting the same world as Merrow, and set on the medieval island of … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

We hope you all have a wonderful Easter and enjoy the holidays. Be sure to visit again soon for more great author interviews and giveaways.

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Six reasons why you should read Six!

Read the first chapter for free here

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Merry Christmas!

We would like to wish all our readers, authors and illustrators a very happy, safe and fun-filled Christmas and New Year. Image by Heath McKenzie – The Australian Twelve Days of Christmas

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Win ‘My Dad Thinks He’s Funny’ by Katrina Germein

Back in my student days, before I started my job at Black Dog Books, I worked in hospitality. From small, dingy, hip cafes to fine dining restaurants, I’ve worked as a waitress, a barista, and cafe assistant.  I’ve worked in … Continue reading

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Halloween Giveaway Winner!

And the most adorable deviousness award goes to… helene stein-anderson says: October 29, 2010 at 4:23 pm When asked “would you like a trick or treat” and the kids squeal ‘Trick’ My husband jumps from the front door bushes with … Continue reading

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Scary Halloween Giveaway!

Trick or treat, book lovers! In honour of the scariest holiday there is, we’re giving away the super scary Halloween in Christmas Hills: The Legend of Stingy Jack written by “Creepy” Karen Tayleur and illustrated by “Horrible” Heath McKenzie. And … Continue reading

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Winner of The Black Dress announced!

Winner of ‘The Black Dress’ announced Thanks to everyone for entering and for all your great comments. Here at the kennel we loved all your entries and favourite saints, but we had to pick a winner so… The winner of the … Continue reading

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The Canonisation of Mary MacKillop

Today Mary MacKillop will be canonised in Rome, making her Australia’s first saint. Mary was a remarkable woman who displayed compassion and love to those most in need.  In recognition of Mary’s life, Black Dog published author Pamela Freeman will … Continue reading

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