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.
CBCA 2020 Book of the Year: Shortlist announced
We are delighted to announce that A Hollow Is a Home, written by Abbie Mitchell and illustrated by Astred Hicks, has been shortlisted for the 2020 Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards!
Talking Frogs With Mike Tyler
Mike Tyler passed away on 26 March 2020. It was our great pleasure to work with Mike, and just before his passing we asked this herpetological hero how his passion for frogs started, and to tell us some of the highlights of his career.
Notably Excited: Announcement of the 2020 CBCA Notables
Each year the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) celebrate the best in Australian children’s literature with the CBCA Book of the Year Awards. We are thrilled to announce that two of our titles, Windcatcher and A Hollow Is a Home, have made the Notables (longlist) in 2020.