Tag Archives: kids

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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Happy Easter!

We hope you all have a wonderful Easter and enjoy the holidays. Be sure to visit again soon for more great author interviews and giveaways.

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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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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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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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