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?
Pigeons and Doves Stamp Issue: a tribute to William T Cooper
Australia Post has released an illustrative set of stamps commemorating the artwork of William T Cooper AO. The stamps feature four spectacular species of pigeons and doves native to Australia.
Science Illustrated: Q&A with Brenna Quinlan
Activism and illustration go hand-in-hand, as we found out when we spoke to Brenna Quinlan, the artist behind the seriously cute illustrations in Bee Detectives. In this blog, find out how permaculture and sustainability inspire her work.
Hold On… The 2021 CBCA Book of the Year Shortlist is Here
We are delighted to announce that Hold On! Saving the Spotted Handfish, written by Gina Newton and illustrated by Rachel Tribout, has been shortlisted for the 2021 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards!
Science Illustrated: Q&A with Lois Bury
Lois Bury is the artist behind the gorgeous illustrations in The Way of the Weedy Seadragon. From her studio in Hobart, she spoke to us about what inspires her and her interesting approach to finding accuracy in science illustration.
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.
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.
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.