Science That Will Blow Your Mind!
Consider yourself a science buff? We love science trivia, so we've created this fun quiz to test your knowledge!
Writing About Nature: Meet Julie Murphy
Former zookeeper and now children's book author, Julie Murphy, is perfectly placed to tell the story of the mountain pygmy-possum and its relationship with bogong moths. Find out what inspires her and how she approaches writing.
Science Illustrated: Q&A with Ben Clifford
Ben Clifford is the artist behind the incredibly realistic illustrations in Tiny Possum and the Migrating Moths, a story about the critically endangered mountain pygmy-possum. Ben told us about the origin of and inspiration for his art.
National Threatened Species Day: Stories to share
National Threatened Species Day is a time to reflect on and celebrate our unique native flora and fauna. We believe that encouraging children to learn and care about these species is fundamental to protecting them into the future.
Science Illustrated: Q&A with Alicia Rogerson
Alicia Rogerson is the illustrator of One Potoroo: A Story of Survival which is a tale of the world’s most endangered marsupial, the Gilbert’s potoroo. We talk to her about her artistic process and ask for advice for aspiring illustrators.
Kitchen Science Experiment: Create a density rainbow
Are you feeling hungry for some science? In these edited extracts from The Curious World of Kitchen Science series, try your hand at creating a density rainbow, and learn some other cool facts from the worlds of physics, biology and maths!
Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children’s Literature: 2021 shortlist announced
Hands up if you are as happy as we are to learn that Hold On! Saving the Spotted Handfish written by Gina Newton and illustrated by Rachel Tribout, is shortlisted for the 2021 Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children’s Literature?
Celebrating World Bee Day with the Bee Detectives
We don’t want to drone on, but we’re buzzing once again to celebrate World Bee Day! Author Vanessa Ryan-Rendall and the Bee Detectives are too!
Dive in and Meet the Weedy Seadragon with Anne Morgan
Take a trip under the rolling waves of Australia's southern oceans and meet the weedy seadragon with Anne Morgan. We spoke to Anne about where she finds inspiration and the road she took to becoming a children's book author.