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.
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.
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.