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Authors Out and About

If your idea of an author is someone locked up all day in a crammed room surrounded by coffee mugs, typing away at their latest novel…well think again. As well as writing new books, our authors are often out and … 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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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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