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Feasting on Fungi: Wild Mushrooming in Australia
Fanatical about fungi? We are too, and lucky for us Alison Pouliot and Tom May deliver expert advice on the best ways to find, identify, collect and cook a selection of edible and delectable fungi in Wild Mushrooming: A Guide for Foragers.
2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards: Notables Announced
Each year the Children's Book Council of Australia celebrate great Australian children's literature with the CBCA Book of the Year Awards. We are thrilled to announce that Hold On! Saving the Spotted Handfish has been recognised in the 2021 Notables.
Plantastic! Discover fantastic Aussie plants with Cat Clowes and Rachel Gyan
Australia is an amazing place, with unique and wonderful fauna. But do you know much about Australian flora? Embark on a Plantastic! journey exploring 26 incredible Australian native species, in this picture book for kids.
Writing for Impact: Advice and insights from our scientific writing workshops
Our writing workshops are the perfect resource for researchers to perfect the creative and technical sides of scientific writing. We spoke to facilitator Camilla Myers about what to expect and a few of her best tips for writing well.
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.
Saving the Spotted Handfish with Dr Gina Newton
Dr Gina Newton is a marine biologist who has written a unique and timely picture book about the Spotted Handfish, an iconic and quirky little fish that’s been around since the time of the dinosaurs – but now it is in serious trouble.
Shifting towards an Open Science future
In recognition of the need for science to be open and accessible, we support various Open Access models and initiatives to help our authors reach the broadest audience for their work.
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.