The Society of Editors (NSW) will hold a meeting with the topic ‘Seizure: Multiplatform content and the changing role of the editor’. Author and creative director David Henley will talk about the... Read more
The Australian Publishers Association (APA) is announcing the last sale of tickets for the Australian Education Publishing Awards 2013 ceremony for 22 August. Winners across 20 categories will be... Read more
Following on from the success of last year’s event, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation will hold its Sydney fundraising trivia night on 30 October at the Paddington RSL, with actor and author William McInnes as MC. Save the date and watch this space for more information on where to buy tickets.
Hachette Children’s Books is recalling the following books: Red Green Blue I Love You by Sara Magsamen, ISBN:9780316133531 Count My Kisses 1 2 3 by Sara Magsamen, ISBN: 9780316133548 Both were published 9 July 2013. There have been no reported instances of injury or harm.
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Hachette Australia is thrilled to congratulate Kristin Weidenbach and Timothy Ide on winning the highly acclaimed Eve Pownall Award for Information Books in the 2013 Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards for Tom the Outback Mailman.
To order copies of Tom the Outback Mailman (ISBN: 9780734412249) please contact Alliance Distribution Services customer service on toll-free fax 1800-664-477 or tel (02) 4390-1300.
Myra Lee is moving home to New Zealand. Ken Jolly, Chairman Scholastic Australia & NZ is hosting a dinner to honour and celebrate Myra’s extraordinary career and remarkable contribution to children’s publishing in Australia, New Zealand and throughout the world. If you would like to join Myra, Ken and friends the dinner is being held on the evening of Tuesday 27 August in Terrigal. Please email Loraine_barnett@scholastic.com.au for further information.
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