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Author Spotlight – Ananda Braxton-Smith Interview – Part 2

Welcome to the second part of our Ananda Braxton-Smith interview. Click here to read Part Two of the interview. I noticed at the beginning acknowledgment of Tantony, that you thanked your mother for teaching you to listen to the voices. … 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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Michael Panckridge Book Launch

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Author Spotlight – Interview with Michael Panckridge

Michael Panckridge Michael  is the author of over thirty books included the highly acclaimed Legends and Anniversary Legends series. He is also pretty mad-keen on sport. He has played cricket, football, soccer, tennis, hockey, and golf. In this interview, Michael … 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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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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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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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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