There’s still time for WA students to get their entries in for the 2013 Make Your Own Storybook competition — entries close 7 June. Categories include picture books and story books. Check out the WA Branch website for all the details and to download an entry form.
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Alison Lester and Boori Monty Pryor have been announced as joint Australian Children’s Laureate(s) for 2012 – 2013! The Australian Children’s Laureate website states: Both are talented and award-winning storytellers who bring a wealth of experience and creativity to the role – Alison as a renowned author and illustrator, and Boori as a celebrated author, [...]
Where I live, children are everywhere. Out here on the fringe, we are very busy raising Perth’s next generation of readers. The one local book store we had just bit the dust. This is an emergency. In a couple of weeks I will be taking about 100 books to each of the six playgroup sessions [...]
My name is Rebecca Newman and, like Caz, I’m a new committee member. I’m also the new Newsletter Editor, following on from Jenni Woodroffe who has been at the helm for 8 years! This year, in addition to the print copies posted to members, we’ll put a PDF of the newsletter on our website. Keep [...]