Tag Archives: YA

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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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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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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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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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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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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Six books for summer!

Here are six of our top young adult fiction from 2010. If you’re looking for a refreshing and riveting read this summer we highly recommend these titles to keep you entertained. Fury by Shirley Marr Eliza Boans has everything. A … Continue reading

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On the eleventh day of Christmas…

…the gorgeous Shirley Marr is in the spotlight. Shirley has been writing since she was in primary school. Despite being slammed in Yr 8 for writing an avant-garde story and fired from the Yr 12 yearbook committee, writing has always … Continue reading

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On the ninth day of Christmas…

…we welcome the delightful Sue Lawson. Sue is the award-winning author of books for children and young adults. When she’s not writing, Sue obsesses over football, plays Singstar badly, and watches movies. What does Christmas mean to you? Christmas is … Continue reading

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