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The nonfiction niche: Children’s nonfiction

Children’s and YA fiction gets the bulk of the attention when it comes to media coverage, awards and events. So why is children’s nonfiction considered the ‘ugly stepsister’ of children’s fiction, as one publisher puts it? Portia Lindsay reports.  Children’s nonfiction is underrepresented in Australian book awards. The Children’s Book...

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Category: Features