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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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Reading Matters!

Ananda Braxton-Smith and Denis Wright at the Reading Matters Conference  WHEN:    27th – 28th May 2011 WHERE: State Library of Victoria, Melbourne COST:    $400.00 Book at SLV website Features stimulating presentations, panel discussions and performances by leading authors and youth literature specialists. Find out … Continue reading

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Win a copy of Tantony by Ananda Braxton-Smith!

We found my brother in the skybog. It was me that found him. Boson Quirk is dead, face-down in a bog of stars. Almost everyone in Carrick said that the boy was a monster, and now Fermion is sure that … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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