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Indie Awards 2014

The winner of the 6th Indie Awards has just been announced, with four category winners and an overall Book of the Year. As one of the member stores who participated in both the judging of the short listed fiction books, and as a voter in the awards, I am very happy with the result. 111 more words


Richard Flanagan, Hannah Kent win in Indie Awards

Richard Flanagan’s moving The Road to the Deep North, about Australian soldiers on the Thai-Burma railway in World War 2, has been voted best fiction book by the independent booksellers of Australia. 59 more words


‘Kissed by the Moon’ - Alison Lester

Currently Australia’s Children’s Laureate, Alison Lester is one of my outright favourite authors and illustrators. She just so delightfully captures the everyday whimsy of an Australian childhood, and her recent publication ‘Kissed by the Moon’ is no exception. 75 more words


Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday: Sophie Scott Goes South

It’s Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday! 

I am so excited to share the nonfiction book I am currently reading and talking about with my students: Sophie Scott Goes South… 497 more words

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