Julia Lawrinson’s new novel, Maddie in the Middle, is the story of schoolgirl friendships, peer pressure and the notion of right and wrong. When Maddie makes friends with new girl Samara, she finds herself stealing chocolate to raise money to help Samara’s family. But when they get caught, Maddie ends up taking the blame. Did Maddie do the wrong thing, even if it was for the right reasons?
So you and your company are thinking about publishing a book. Maybe the book is to help you commemorate a milestone or anniversary, or maybe you want to share your story with your community or create a permanent record of your legacy. Whatever the reason, publishing a book is a significant financial investment, so all companies want to put their best foot forward.
Indiana at Cottesloe beach, known to locals as the Indiana Tea House, is one of 50 buildings that Built Perth authors Tom McKendrick and Elliot Langdon considered iconic enough to feature in their book.
Look what we got in the post today! It’s the Slovenian edition of The Hole Story by Kelly Canby. Reading the back cover blurb I can see it’s peppered with carons, also known as inverted circumflexes or inverted hats, which are used to change the way the letter is pronounced.
Each year, the History Teachers' Association of Victoria (HTAV) organises a Historical Fiction Competition that asks Year 5–10 students to create stories based on historical events and people. Students can write about any period of history as long as the entry has a convincing setting that is historically correct in time and place.