Monthly Archives: April 2016

Peacock and Vine by A. S. Byatt

A. S. Byatt’s The Children’s Book has been a staff favourite for quite some time now. So we were delighted to hear that she has a new (non-fiction) book due out in July that covers some of the areas explored … Continue reading

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The Children’s Book Council Awards (CBCA) 2016

It’s a privilege to support our fabulous Australian children’s authors and illustrators. Annual awards like the CBCA gives us an opportunity to highlight some of our favourites as well as discover new delights. This week the CBCA Notable Books for 2016 … Continue reading

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Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin

‘Tis the season for longlists and shortlists! Those of us in the book industry love a good book award. The chance to debate and discuss the merits of our favourite books; to rail against or celebrate the judges choices is one … Continue reading

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Sydney Writer’s Festival

Some days I love my job more than others. Yesterday was one of those days as I found myself, glass of champagne in hand, enjoying the buzz and excitement of the launch of the 2016 Sydney Writer’s Festival (SWF) at Pier … Continue reading

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