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!
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.
Coding for Kids: Building technology creators not technology users
Confused about coding? Heather Catchpole, co-author of children's book Ready, Set, Code! reveals the value of teaching the next generation to see how the technology around them works – and how to create it themselves.
Science Illustrated: Q&A with Craig Smith
Hoping to hone your sketching abilities? Renowned children's illustrator Craig Smith shares his tips and tells us what it was like bringing our new picture book Windcatcher to life.
Windcatcher: an amazing tale of migration, conservation and survival
Award-winning children’s author Diane Jackson Hill explores the mysteries of seabird migration in her beautiful new book Windcatcher. We asked Di what it is about this plucky little bird that inspired her.
World Habitat Day: Home is where the hollow is
It’s World Habitat Day on October 7 and we choose to celebrate the amazing world of tree hollows, and the incredible animals that call them home.
Whitley Awards 2019: Recognising the best of Australasian zoological literature
Each year the Royal Zoological Society of NSW celebrates the best of Australasian zoological literature by awarding the Whitley Medal. In 2019 we are thrilled to announce the winner is Zobi and the Zoox: A Story of Coral Bleaching.
Q&A with Dr Samantha Grover, Superstar of STEM
Soil scientist and Exploring Soils author Dr Sam Grover shares her experience so far of being part of a national program designed to increase the visibility of women in science.
Behind the Pages with Nic Gill
In June, Nic Gill author of Animal Eco-Warriors, will be presenting a workshop at the Greenwich Book Festival in London. Before she takes off, we've asked Nic where she got the inspiration to write her first children's book about animal eco-warriors!