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Winner of Tantony Book

Thank you to everyone who entered our latest competition. The winner of the competition has been drawn using random number generator. The winner is… Maryanne Hyde who said: May 31, 2011 at 3:46 pm (Edit) “sallow” = willow I heard … Continue reading

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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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Author Spotlight – Ananda Braxton-Smith Interview – Part 1

We’re incredibly excited to be publishing Ananda, and hope that you’ll love her writing as much as we do. Ananda’s debut novel, Merrow, (released in 2010) has been a great success, and is a CBCA Notable award-winner. It was also … Continue reading

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Michael Panckridge Book Launch

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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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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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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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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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