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.
Australian Mistletoes: unwrapping the mysteries of these intriguing native plants
Seems like the perfect time to read about Australian mistletoes don’t you think? But are they naughty or nice? David Watson’s Mistletoes of Southern Australia unwraps some of the mysteries surrounding these fascinating native plants.
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.
Science Illustrated – Q&A with Aviva Reed
Aviva Reed is a visual ecologist and children's book illustrator whose exquisite illustrations can be found in the Small Friends Books series. We've asked Aviva to tell us a little about her inspiration and creative process.