Friday Spotlight: Jen Banyard

On Fridays we post a quick link to the website of an Australian author or illustrator. Today’s spotlight is on … [cue  fanfare] … Jen Banyard.   Jen Banyard is a Western Australian author who lives near the ocean. She writes for children aged 8+ and her novels include Spider Lies (Fremantle Press), and Mystery […]

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Book launch: Kumiko and the Shadow Catchers

Kumiko and the Shadow Catchers, written and illustrated by Briony Stewart When: Sunday 10 July 2011, 1.30pm–4.30pm Where: Town of Vincent Library, 99 Loftus St, Perth WA. Short reading, book sales, signing, sale of original illustrations and prints from the book. Light refreshments and a chance for kids to win book prizes and colour in […]

Continue Reading Add comment 29 June 2011

Book launch in Broome: The Grumpy Lighthouse Keeper

The Grumpy Lighthouse Keeper by Terrizita Corpus and illustrated by Maggie Prewett When: 6 – 8pm Fri 8 July 2011 Where: Magabala Books, 1 Bagot St, Broome, WA Here what Magabala Books has to say about The Grumpy Lighthouse Keeper: Meet Cassius the hermit crab, Jacob the jellyfish, Bruce the bluebone and more sea creatures […]

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