Tag Archives: young adult

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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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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The Newington College Literature Festival

Newington College is running a three day literature festival for its students, beginning tomorrow (March 30th) and running till Friday, April 1st. There is an impressive line-up with over 70 speakers, including journalists, writers, poets, playwrights, historians, scientists, novelists, and … 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 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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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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