Oceans of Plastic: Inspiring change-makers with Tracey Gray
In Oceans of Plastic: Understanding and Solving a Pollution Problem, aquatic scientist and educator Tracey Gray empowers us to tackle one of the biggest environmental challenges on our planet.
Voyaging with Humpbacks: A whale of a tale with Vanessa Pirotta
Dr Vanessa Pirotta, wildlife researcher and passionate science communicator, shares with us why she loves whales and what inspired her to write her first children's picture book, The Voyage of Whale and Calf.
Sunscreen Chemicals, Flesh-eating Quolls and Whale Shark Feasts: Journal science snippets
We're serving up science from the pages of Australian Journal of Chemistry, Australian Mammalogy and Pacific Conservation Biology.
From Viral Fossils to Whale Parties: Five science stories that we think you’ll love!
Felt like 2021 went by in a blur? Us too! Here is a selection of intriguing research published in our journals that you may have missed last year.
Coastal Treasures: Beachcombing with Ceridwen Fraser
Rediscover the delights of poring over pretty shells and poking about in rockpools with Beachcombing. We spoke to author Ceridwen Fraser about what sparked her love of the marine world, and the stories that cast-up treasures can reveal.
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?
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.
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.
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.