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Meet the curator of our new picture book exhibition

Carina McPherson is a Community Engagement Officer at the State Library of Western Australia and the curator of our forthcoming picture book exhibition A Sausage Went for a Walk One Day: Celebrating Western Australian picture books and 40 fabulous years of Fremantle Press.

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Fremantle Press at 2016 AWESOME Festival

The 2016 AWESOME Festival is almost here and we are counting down the days! Running throughout the October school holidays, the festival celebrates the world of literature and arts. The program offers a vast array of workshops, seminars, panel discussions, family activities and free events. It is also a wonderful opportunity to meet Fremantle Press authors.

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Sister Heart is a 2016 CBCA honour book

Sally Morgan received award recognition for the second time this week with the announcement that her verse novel Sister Heart is an honour book for older readers in the 2016 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book Awards. It follows the book’s shortlisting for a Gold Inky, which was announced on Monday.

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Morgan on shortlist for a Gold Inky

Sally Morgan’s verse novel Sister Heart was today shortlisted for a Gold Inky Award. Administered by the State Library Victoria and selected by teen readers for teen readers, the Inky Awards recognise high-quality young adult literature.

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CEO says

This is the beautiful new UK cover for The Weaver Fish by Robert Edeson. We love seeing how different countries interpret our books through their covers. By the way, it’s accompanied by one of our favourite office treats, cumquat cake, baked by me but using Anna Gare’s recipe from Homemade.

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