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17 February 2016


New children’s bookshop opens in Fremantle

A new bookshop specialising in children’s books and art supplies has opened in Fremantle. The Paper Bird is located in the Moores Art Building on Henry Street and includes a... Read more


Graham longlisted for 2016 Greenaway Medal

Bob Graham’s How the Sun Got to Coco’s House (Walker Books) is one of 20 books longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal for distinguished illustration in children’s books. The longlists... Read more

‘Overland’ poetry prize 2015 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2015 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Poets has been announced. The eight shortlisted poems are: ‘In civilization diminishing’ (Geraldine Burrowes) ‘Swarm’ (Emily... Read more

Rakuten writes off $96m from Kobo

Kobo parent company Rakuten has revealed a ¥7.8bn (A$96m) write-down on Kobo in its 2015 financial report, reports the Digital Reader. The A$96m ‘goodwill impairment’ on Kobo, which the company... Read more



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