The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) has called for greater emphasis on attracting, training and employing qualified teacher-librarians, after the 2016 NAPLAN national test... Read more
HarperCollins Publishers is delighted to announce the publication of The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel (ISBN 9780008207038). Sobel’s #1 New York Times bestsellers Longitude and Galileo’s Daughter have bookscanned in excess of 50,000 copies in Australia. The Glass Universe is a captivating true story of a group of women in the mid-nineteenth century whose remarkable contributions to the field of astronomy forever changed our understanding of the stars and our place in the universe. The Glass Universe will be published under the Fourth Estate imprint and will be in stores on 19 December 2016.
The Walker Books Group has acquired a new picture book trilogy from the multi-award winning, multiple New York Times bestselling author-illustrator team Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen. The first book of the trio, Triangle, will publish in March 2017 with the next book to follow in 2018 and the final title in 2019.
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