Guest Post by Jill Borgiss and Emma Mactaggart Jill Borgiss from Inside Change spoke to Emma Mactaggart from Boogie Books about her important new initiative in supporting our children’s levels of literacy. Here’s what they had to say. ‘It takes a village to raise a child and it takes a child to inspire a village’ READ MORE
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KidLitVic2016 Meet the Publishers Day by Alison Reynolds
Guest Post by Alison Reynolds Just Write For Kids is delighted to welcome Alison Reynolds to share about her exciting upcoming event – KidLitVic2016 in Melbourne this May. Alison and Dee White together have organised this prodigious occasion in support of emerging and accomplished authors and illustrators seeking tips and feedback from expert publishing professionals. READ MORE
It’s fun to play at the CBCA
One of the messages that has resounded loud and clear from the interviews with both Shelly Unwin and Lesley Gibbes‘ is the importance of developing contacts in the kid lit industry. One of the things Shelly and Lesley found invaluable were courses. Something that I have found invaluable is the Children’s Book Council of Australia, READ MORE
Guest Post by Katrina McKelvey I’m a self-confessed reluctant reader. I know what it is like to do anything to avoid reading. As a child I climbed trees instead. Andy Griffiths has showed me how to love books. He’s my inspiration! Here’s how it all happened … ‘Laughter is the reward for even the most READ MORE