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.
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!
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.