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Michael Panckridge Book Launch

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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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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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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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Behind the Scenes – The making of a picture book, Rabbit’s Year

Concept work for Rabbit’s Year – Roughs by Jedda Robaard Playing around with different versions of rabbit… Rabbit’s form takes shape… Rabbit gets a scarf… And finally, some colour… And a Rabbit’s Year is born! Buy Rabbit’s Year Now For … Continue reading

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Our new February titles!

Buy Rabbit’s Year Now Rabbit’s Year by Melissa Keil, illustrated by Jedda Robaard It was Rabbit’s special year, but Rabbit didn’t feel very special. All Rabbit wanted was a friend — but making friends wasn’t easy for shy Rabbit… 2011 … Continue reading

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Dr Carla Litchfield feature article in The Advertiser

Turning a new page on endangered species Written by Clare Peddie From: The Advertiser – January 29, 2011 Source: The Advertiser YOUNGSTERS can help save endangered species, says psychologist and author Dr Carla Litchfield. Her latest book, Saving Tigers, is … Continue reading

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