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‘Where is the Green Sheep?’ tops bestsellers chart

21 June 2018
Australian children’s book author Mem Fox consistently tops the earnings chart for Public Lending Rights and Educational Lending Rights in Australia—the system under which authors are renumerated for the borrowing...

Noni takes three in Australian YA April charts

17 May 2018
The first book in Lynette Noni's 'Medoran Chronicles', Akarnae, has taken out top spot in the Australian YA bestsellers chart for April, with the second and third books in the...

Foster Blake tops picture book chart

16 March 2018
Surely it’s only a matter of time before Australian comedian Hamish Blake decides it might be a good idea to pen a children’s book. His multi-talented spouse, Zoe Foster Blake,...

‘Akarnae’ tops young adult bestsellers chart

15 February 2018
Lynette Noni takes top spot in the young adult (YA) bestseller chart for January with Akarnae, the first in Noni’s fantasy series, the ‘Medoran Chronicles’. The third book in the...

Pug picture book tops bestsellers chart

18 October 2017
The Australian picture book bestsellers chart for September is dominated by Aaron Blabey and Mem Fox, with the exception of Nick Bland’s The Very Sleepy Bear—a follow-up to Bland’s 2008...

‘The Silent Invasion’ tops YA bestsellers chart

21 September 2017
The Silent Invasion—the first book in a new YA dystopian trilogy from novelist James Bradley—is at the top of the Australian YA bestsellers chart for August. It’s followed by In the...

‘Funny Kid for President’ tops bestsellers chart

14 August 2017
Bestselling Australian children’s author and illustrator Matt Stanton (There is a Monster under My Bed Who Farts, This is a Ball) has launched a new middle-grade series called ‘Funny Kid’...