Whitley Awards 2020: Australasian zoological literature on show
The Royal Zoological Society of NSW Whitley Awards are an annual celebration of the best of Australasian zoological literature. This year, we are thrilled to announce that Hawkmoths of Australia has been awarded the prestigious Whitley Medal.
Science Illustrated: Q&A with Rachel Tribout
Meet Rachel Tribout, the talented illustrator of our children's picture book Hold On! Saving the Spotted Handfish. Discover how she approaches science illustration and her best tips for aspiring illustrators.
Making More Hands-On Science
Meet the editorial team of our fun activity book More Hands-On Science! Find out how they come up with ideas for DIY activities, how they test for safety, and the most interesting tidbits they discovered while writing the book.
Behind the Cover: Publishing children’s books with Briana Melideo
Ever thought you might want to write a children’s book? It's more complicated than you might think! We spoke to CSIRO Publishing Books Publisher Briana Melideo about the history of our children's books list and how to stand out as an author.
The Invertebrate World: Exploring Australia’s subtropical rainforests with Geoff Williams
Conservation Biologist Geoff Williams, author of The Invertebrate World of Australia's Subtropical Rainforests, discusses how he was inspired by the otherworldly beauty of subtropical rainforest and its inhabitants.
A lesson in ‘resilience’: realities and misconceptions
During a time of such great upheaval, including bushfires, climate change and a global pandemic, the topic of resilience has never been more pertinent. Brian Walker explains what resilience is and how we can learn more about it from nature.
Dive into the Incredible World of Ocean Animals
Are you a fan of fish? A connoisseur of crustaceans? Or do you just love jellyfish? Well, you are not alone. Author Blake Chapman knows that ocean animals are truly awesome, and she explains why in her new book for kids.
2020 Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children’s Literature: Shortlist
We are wildly excited to announce that A Hollow Is a Home, written by Abbie Mitchell and illustrated by Astred Hicks, has been shortlisted for the 2020 Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children’s Literature!
Ready, Set, Code! Activity: Creating art using coding
In this edited activity extract from Ready, Set, Code! Coding Activities for Kids you can learn how to create awesome art with only a computer.