Unsurprisingly for a publishing house, we’re quite a well read bunch, so to ease your Christmas gifting conundrums we’ve rounded up the suggestions of our staff to make life easier for you.… Read the rest
Having sold over 70 million books around the world, why is there so little discussion of Australia’s biggest selling author in their home country? Our publisher Elizabeth discusses the incredible legacy of Morris West:
In the 1970s my grandmother eagerly anticipated every new Morris West novel.… Read the rest
It’s not often we get the pleasure of meeting a dinosaur, especially one who loves books, enjoys visiting bookstores, and spreading a love of reading (and poetry).
If you’re a T-rex dinosaur
who wants to do much more than roar,
chat to the people who make books –
although you’ll get some funny looks.… Read the rest
It’s that time of year, where our bakers get competitive and compete for the highly coveted title of bake-off champion, and the rest of the staff stuff themselves silly on all manner of incredible bakes and cakes, and we raise some money for Cancer Council with Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea.… Read the rest
In the final part of our series on book cover design & redesigning a book series, we reveal our final cover designs for The Hidden Series by Lian Tanner.
We’ve taken you through many stages of the process, from our initial need for new book covers, the direction of the cover design and covers meeting, finding a cover illustrator, assessing the cover roughs and now here we are, with finished covers! … Read the rest
Continuing our blog posts on book cover design & redesigning a series, we explain the thrills of introducing our newly found illustrator and cover ideas, and seeing them come to life in our first set of rough cover designs.… Read the rest