Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children’s Literature: 2021 shortlist announced
Hands up if you are as happy as we are to learn that Hold On! Saving the Spotted Handfish written by Gina Newton and illustrated by Rachel Tribout, is shortlisted for the 2021 Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children’s Literature?
Discovering Australia’s Frogs: Take the leap with Mark Sanders
After travelling all over the country to learn about and photograph Australia's frogs, author Mark Sanders has written a field guide. We spoke to him about what went into producing this book, and his tip for first-time explorers.
Pigeons and Doves Stamp Issue: a tribute to William T Cooper
Australia Post has released an illustrative set of stamps commemorating the artwork of William T Cooper AO. The stamps feature four spectacular species of pigeons and doves native to Australia.
Celebrating World Bee Day with the Bee Detectives
We don’t want to drone on, but we’re buzzing once again to celebrate World Bee Day! Author Vanessa Ryan-Rendall and the Bee Detectives are too!
Appreciating Amazing Aussie Arachnids
From alien butts to ant mimics, we leafed through the pages of A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia to find some great reasons to admire our eight-legged friends.
Birds and Bees and Frogs, Oh My! Seven guides you’ll go wild about
Kindle your curiosity about Australian wildlife, big and small, beautiful and strange, and unlock a new passion that you can use to help Australian science.
Dive in and Meet the Weedy Seadragon with Anne Morgan
Take a trip under the rolling waves of Australia's southern oceans and meet the weedy seadragon with Anne Morgan. We spoke to Anne about where she finds inspiration and the road she took to becoming a children's book author.
Science Illustrated: Q&A with Brenna Quinlan
Activism and illustration go hand-in-hand, as we found out when we spoke to Brenna Quinlan, the artist behind the seriously cute illustrations in Bee Detectives. In this blog, find out how permaculture and sustainability inspire her work.
Hold On… The 2021 CBCA Book of the Year Shortlist is Here
We are delighted to announce that Hold On! Saving the Spotted Handfish, written by Gina Newton and illustrated by Rachel Tribout, has been shortlisted for the 2021 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards!