We’re thrilled that Leigh Hobbs has been named as Australia’s Children’s Laureate for 2016-17, following on from Jackie French and inaugural pair Alison Lester and Boori Monty Prior.… Read the rest
When you’ve got a superstar writing duo, just how does it work? We thought we’d get Angelica Banks to explain.
Angelica Banks’s week starts on a Tuesday. Tuesday McGillycuddy, that is: heroine of Banks’s children’s trilogy: Finding Serendipity, A Week Without Tuesday, and the forthcoming Blueberry Pankcakes Forever.… Read the rest
We recently published Elizabeth Honey’s gorgeous new book Hop Up! Wriggle Over! featuring a family of assorted Australian animals, including some lesser known ones, going about a normal day with great gusto.… Read the rest
During the publication process we often go out and get reader feedback, particularly with our children’s books, but we’re pretty sure that Astrid is our youngest reviewer yet! She’s done a very thorough job of taste-testing some of our new picture books, and those of Nosy Crow & Faber, so we look forward to hearing more from her in the future, you’ll find her reviews below!… Read the rest
Call me a master of overstatement but nothing quite compares with the tension and excitement of a good CBCA awards shortlist announcement. I, like thousands of book aficionados around Australia, wait anxiously one April day every year to find out which new children’s and YA books made the cut and will go on to contend for the six prestigious CBCA awards announced in August.… Read the rest