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UQP acquires Atkins picture book 

25 February 2021

University of Queensland Press (UQP) has acquired world rights to Egg, the first picture book by YA author Clare Atkins. A ‘multi-layered picture book with thought-provoking metaphors around environment, generational...

Layton launches Larrikin House 

27 October 2020

James Layton, CEO of children’s book reseller Learning Discovery, has launched a new children’s book publisher, Larrikin House. Larrikin House plans to publish 20 books per year, with an initial...

McLean receives inaugural $10k Albert Ullin Award

21 October 2020

Andrew McLean is the winner of the inaugural Albert Ullin Award. The $10,000 biennial award, created with a bequest from the late The Little Book Room co-founder Albert Ullin, is...

UQP acquires second novel for children by Carnavas 

28 August 2020

UQP has acquired My Brother Ben, the second novel for children by Peter Carnavas. ‘Offering a rich narrative that centres on sibling relationships, the story follows brothers Luke and Ben...

Books+Publishing magazine Issue 3 2018

31 August 2018

Books+Publishing magazine’s third issue for 2018 is out now! It features 30 reviews of adult and children’s books publishing from September to November. Reviews: Of the 17 adult books reviewed in this issue, four...

Book bites: Forthcoming junior titles 

16 July 2015

In the pictureA book about books is hard to resist. The Great and Wondrous Storyteller by Michael Scott Parkinson (The Five Mile Press, August) features a cast of colourful, cartoonish...

New ‘Books+Publishing Junior’ reviews out now

13 July 2015

Books+Publishing’s latest Junior newsletter contains reviews of seven children’s and YA books publishing in September.Among the highest-scoring books are Lucy Estela’s debut picture book Suri’s Wall (illus by Matt Ottley,...

Tan shortlisted for 2015 Kate Greenaway medal

18 March 2015

Shaun Tan’s Rules of Summer (Lothian) is one of eight titles shortlisted for this year’s Kate Greenaway Medal for distinguished illustration in children’s books.The shortlists for the Kate Greenaway Medal...

Make it snappy: Ana Vivas from Snappyant 

21 July 2014

Ana Vivas is a publisher at Scholastic Australia and co-director of Snappyant, which creates interactive children’s book apps for tablet technologies. She shares her career journey. I grew up in a creative...

Lonely Planet to relaunch children’s list 

17 June 2014

Lonely Planet will relaunch its children’s list, Not for Parents, as Lonely Planet Kids, reports the Bookseller. ‘We now feel the time is right to establish Lonely Planet Kids as...