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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...

Canberra to hold Graham retrospective 

13 May 2014

The Canberra Museum and Gallery will hold a retrospective exhibition of illustrator Bob Graham’s work. ‘A Bird in the Hand: a Bob Graham Retrospective’ will run from 16 May to...

‘Life in Outer Space’ wins Ena Noël Award 

4 April 2014

Melbourne-based author Melissa Keil has won the 2014 Ena Noël Award, administered by the Australian branch of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), for her YA novel...