In 2008, The Australia Children’s Literature Alliance was formed as an independent and not-for-profit organisation that champions and promotes “the transformational power of reading in the lives of young Australians.” The ACLA is inclusive, representing the spectrum of the field of children’s and young adult literature. 357 more words
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Today, we feature Michael Morpurgo, author of the middle-grade chapter book, Toto: The Dog-gone Amazing Story of the Wizard of Oz. This retelling of the classic is from Toto’s point of view. 1,068 more words
She’s won the Nestle Book Prize for her writing, the Kate Greenaway Medal for her illustrations and been awarded an MBE for services to literature. 1,497 more words
The Goth Girl series of books is extremely popular in our school library, so the excitement of a new release has been palpable!
The new book sees Ada Goth solving another spooky mystery with her friends from the ‘attic’ club, all during a music festival being held at Ghastly-Gorm Hall. 53 more words
I meant to write this post as soon as I heard that Lauren Child had been appointed as the new Children’s Laureate, but end-of-year exams got in the way! 265 more words