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Sydney-siders have just two more days to view the Rothschild Prayer Book at the National Library of Australia before it moves to Melbourne.Read more
What difference does it make if the characters in young adult novels swear? From time to time, publishers are contacted by parents or schools who are concerned by the appearance in YA fiction of (to quote an editor of T. S. Eliot) words ending in ‘uck’ or ‘ugger’.Read more
At My Door by Deb Fitzpatrick will be her fifth book, adding a younger age group of 7 to 10 year olds to her existing audience of secondary schools and adults. It’s just one of the works she’ll be talking about as a guest of the Brisbane Writers Festival in September 2015.Read more
On a Small Island by Kyle Hughes-Odgers will be exhibited at The Literature Centre in Fremantle throughout Term 3. Aimed at pre-primary to Year 4 students, schools can book a two-hour interactive workshop within the exhibition, which may involve discussion, prediction, viewing, drama, writing and illustration.Read more
The latest update from CEO Jane Fraser.
A Fortunate Life by A.B. Facey turned 35 on Anzac Day 2015. First published by Fremantle Press and now licensed to Penguin, the bestselling memoir has gone on to have a long and (need I say it?) ‘fortunate’ life. This week Whoa Flamingo purchased the option for this Aussie classic with a view to producing a new television series.Read more