Masterpiece, exquisite, compelling, rare, classic, perfect, tender, piercing, humorous, uplifting… these are just some of the words that have been used to try and describe Lenny’s Book of Everything.
Last week we shared some of the incredible responses we’ve received from children for the book, and while it is written for those aged 10 and up, Karen Foxlee’s book is having a profound effect on adult readers too.… Read the rest
Nichola Beukes was our inaugural Faber Writing Academy scholarship winner for Patti Miller’s True Stories course, and here she shares her experiences of the course and the development of her writing.… Read the rest
Out in November, Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee is one of our most anticipated books of the year. There’s a huge amount of in-house love for this heartbreakingly beautiful book, and early readers are also falling for the charms of Lenny and Davey.… Read the rest
Does the current state of Australian politics drive you to utter despair? Join the club. But thankfully, we have the antidote!
With the utter stupefying shambles that is Australian politics, it seems like things can’t get much worse, right?… Read the rest
Book week sees thousands of children around the country dress up as their favourite characters, and we’ve loved following all the antics on social media and looking out for some of our much loved characters.… Read the rest
Karen Foxlee‘s outstanding new novel Lenny’s Book of Everything is a story of heartbreak and healing that young and old are guaranteed to fall in love with. Creating a gorgeous cover for it was to be quite a challenge, so here’s editor Radhiah to explain how it came about:
Everyone wants to know how to cope with the end of the world right? Lili Wilkinson shares insights from her research into the world of doomsday prep & preppers, a key theme of her new novel After The Lights Go Out.… Read the rest
With just a week until we publish Chris Hammer’s powerful new thriller Scrublands, find out what all the buzz is about as Chris introduces the book, while fellow crime authors Sarah Bailey, Dervla McTiernan, Mark Brandi and Michael Brissenden share their reviews.… Read the rest