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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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News Alert!

Two Black Dog Books have been shortlisted in the REAL Awards 2011. This shortlist is formulated from student nominations collected by the Children’s Choice Book Awards in ACT (COOL), NSW (KOALA), NT (KROC) and VIC (YABBA). Picture Storybooks Category My Dad … 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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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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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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Free Christmas colouring-in sheet!

Celebrate Christmas with our free Christmas colouring-in sheets. Just click on the image and print! Have fun! Image by Heath McKenzie from The Aussie Nutcracker. ‘Prepare to be vanquished!’ he squeaked.

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Three Christmas books that we love!

Three Christmas books by the much-loved Australian illustrator Heath McKenzie The Aussie Nutcracker We all know that Christmas is about surprises, but when Clara receives a kangaroo nutcracker from her Uncle Don, she can’t imagine the surprises that await her. … Continue reading

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