Behind the cover of Lenny’s Book of Everything

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: 

The cover for Lenny’s Book of Everything had to be something special to capture the beauty, wonder and complexity, joy and grief of the book itself—a very tall order for any cover!… Read the rest

Diary of a series redesign: the final cover designs – revealed!

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

25 Years of Children’s Books: The Anna Fienberg Collection

In 2013, we’re celebrating 25 years of publishing Children’s and Young Adult books in Australia. We’ve been having a great time reminiscing and digging up treasures from our archives and company library…

Now, if we say the name ‘Anna Fienberg’, chances are you’ll shout back ‘Tashi’.… Read the rest