Each year has a theme, and this year the theme is Reading Across the Universe. Here in Melbourne we have a great school art supplier, Zart Art. Every year, Zart runs workshops for Book Week, selecting up to 12 books from ...
Just ten questions stand between you and a mark out of ten telling you how many of those questions you answered correctly. Time for the Week in Books quiz… Click start to begin, then on the arrows to move to the next ...
The winner of the 2013 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing was announced last night in Melbourne. The winner was chosen from four shortlisted titles, all by female writers. And… (drum roll please!
At a time of year when there are more new children’s book releases than autumn leaves drifting about, it’s nice to grab a cuppa, sit back and remember that what makes a book brilliant is the genius behind its creation.
The Inky Award is an annual award for youth literature – chosen by teen readers. Eligible books are nominated by readers of Inside a Dog. A longlist of 10 Australian and 10 International books is then selected by the Centre for Youth Literature.
1. Tell us something hardly anyone knows about you. I sometimes dance by myself on our slippery kitchen floor. 2. What is your nickname? Podge. 3. What is your greatest fear? Being locked in a coma. 4.
On Wednesday, 29th May 2013, the winner of the Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing will be announced. Open to published and unpublished Australian and New Zealand writers of all ages, in 2013 the Prize received a record 350 entries.
CBW-Poster-400 The annual celebration of the children's books, Children's Book Week is here. Sponsored by the Children's Book Council and Every Child A Reader, includes events across the U.S., downloadable resources ...
April 23 is Talk Like Shakespeare Day! How to Talk Like Shakespeare: Instead of you, say thou or thee (and instead of y’all, say ye). Rhymed couplets are all the rage. Men are Sirrah, ladies are Mistress, and your friends are all called Cousin.
I was very excited when this book appeared in my mailbox. What a stunning cover and beautifully-presented book. I even loved the title and as I began to read, I also fell in love with the subject matter.