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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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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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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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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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