Hannah Koelmeyer is the online content editor for Hardie Grant Publishing’s Cooked website, which recently won an award for best consumer-facing website at the Bookseller’s Futurebook Innovation Awards. Koelmeyer... Read more
Dromkeen Homestead’s new owners and Books Illustrated Gallery are celebrating the history of Dromkeen and Australia children’s literature with the opening of an exhibition of The John Barrow Collection of Australian Children’s Book Illustration on Sunday December 7.
This will be the first showing of the John Barrow collection which includes original artworks by some of Australia’s well-known illustrators including Graeme Base, Ann James, Alison Lester, Bob Graham, Terry Denton, Jane Tanner, Julie Vivas and many more. The collection features work from the modern classic era of Australian Children’s Literature, 1980-2004.
This is an opportunity for creators, publishers, booksellers, teachers, librarians and other children’s literature enthusiasts to revisit Dromkeen, reminisce with some vintage books and illustration and gain insight into the future vision for the homestead.
The John Barrow Collection Australian Children’s Book Illustration collected between 1988 and 2004 To be opened at 2 pm Followed by refreshments and a tour of Dromkeen Homestead with Bernadette Joiner
Dromkeen Homestead 1012 Gisborne-Kilmore Rd Riddells Creek VIC 3431
Lonely Planet will be offering same day dispatch on orders submitted before 12pm AEDT from, 1st – 23rd Dec
Last orders dates for pre-Christmas delivery: WA regional – 16th Dec, Tasmania, Queensland and Perth– 18th Dec, Regional NSW, Vic, SA and Brisbane – 19th Dec, Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne – 22nd Dec.
Murdoch Book are delighted to announce that they will commence representation of The Quarto Group from March 1st 2015.
Both Quarto Publishing Group USA and Quarto Group UK will be represented together in both Australia and New Zealand. This move incorporates all of the adult trade imprints within The Quarto Group including children’s imprints, Wide-Eyed Editions, QED, words & pictures and Walter Foster Jr.
Please contact your Murdoch Books/Allen & Unwin Account Manager or UBD customer service for further details.
NewSouth Books is delighted to announce it is now distributing the following publishers, effective immediately:
Parkstone International – specialising in fine art books and offering a broad range of lavishly-illustrated publications on painting, photography, architecture, fashion, and religious art (previous distributor Fuse);
Blue Apple Books – founded in 2003, an independent publisher dedicated to producing high quality, age-appropriate books for children (previous distributor Random House);
Waterford Press – producing simplified reference guides that introduce novices to nature, science, travel and languages (rights previously held by Penguin);
Thunder Bay Press – publishing large coffee table reference books on a range of topics for more than 20 years and Canterbury Classics, a sub-imprint, publishing classic works of literature in fresh, modern formats;
Visible Ink Press – publishing popular reference mega-works that inform and entertain in the areas of science, history, minority studies, and the paranormal (previous distributor Woodslane);
Focus Publishing – acquired in November 2014 by Hackett Publishing Company, it has a strong commitment to independent publishing across the arts and humanities (previous distributor CoInfo);
Starfish Bay Publishing – a new Australian publisher, which aims to capture children’s imagination through a range of beautiful, entertaining and thoughtful picture books.
NewSouth will only accept returns for books invoiced by us. For returns policies on all other titles, please contact the previous distributor.
Address: Books+Publishing, PO Box 42, Prahran VIC 3181, Australia
Books+Publishing’s website and publications contain content that is exclusive to subscribers. To photocopy, email or otherwise reproduce all or part of Books+Publishing’s content without the written permission of the publisher is illegal.