For the third year running, I was delighted to be shortlisted in the CYA Competition for unpublished authors in the non-fiction picture books category. And to be honest, I was absolutely stoked to take out both first and second place again with two manuscripts. Continue reading
Author: Kathryn Apel
Publisher: UQ Press
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Author: Rebecca McRitchie
Illustrator: Celeste Hume
Publisher: New Frontier Continue reading
Today’s the day! Will you be reading Too Many Elephants In This House to your students, or your own children?
I think I should start by saying – I do like Peppa Pig.
But poor Peppa has been under fire recently thanks to a new study into the effect of anthropomorphic picture books on children’s knowledge about animals. Continue reading
Author: Jodie Wells-Slowgrove
Illustrator: Kerry Millard
Publisher: Penguin Australia Continue reading
Author/Illustrator: Andrew Plant
Publisher: Ford St Publishing
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I was honoured to be asked to share what Literacies: The Power To Change means to me for the upcoming World Literacy Summit.
The big bag
bounces against your small back,
and your fingers grasp mine tightly
- the only sign that you are even slightly
nervous about this day. Continue reading