‘The demographic of Australian classrooms has changed significantly in the past 50 years. But the texts studied in English have remained remarkably stable … this situation requires serious attention.’—Academic Larissa McLean Davies, who surveyed over 700 teachers and found that the vast majority of books taught in Australian high schools were written by white male authors, argues that teachers need support to include more local and diverse literature.
The Australian Book Designers Association (ABDA) invites all book collaborators (including editors, publishers and illustrators) to its end-of-year Christmas drinks. Celebrations will be held in... Read more
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