From bookseller to book creator – Paul and Beth MacDonald
The Quick Six Interview with Caz Goodwin
Paul Macdonald owns the award-winning The Children’s Bookshop, in Beecroft NSW, which has been a Sydney literary institution since 1971 (it’s the oldest specialist children’s bookshop in NSW). Paul has been running the bookshop: selling books, supplying schools, running workshops, book clubs, literary events and a speaker’s agency, for the past 14 years. Beth MacDonald […]
Want to See More of The Forever Kid?
Welcome to The Quick Six Interview with Caz Goodwin! Caz Goodwin is an award-winning author who writes picture books, short stories, poetry and junior fiction for children. Her work has been published internationally and illustrated by Gus Gordon, Ashley King, Kerry Millard, Loo Joo Hong and others. She is also head of the Society of […]
Behind the scenes of The Children’s Bookshop
#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day13 Want to see even more of The Forever Kid? Take a look at some of its beautiful pages, narrated gently by Elizabeth Mary Cummings, and illustrated thoughtfully and dreamily by Cheri Hughes. Published by Big Sky Publishing. AND, if you’re in Sydney, you can see The Forever Kid in person, along […]
The Scared Book Competitions and Launch Details
Paul MacDonald, owner of The Children’s Bookshop, Beecoft, NSW addressed The Northern Sydney Sub branch of the CBCA recently, sharing his knowledge and experience of the Children’s Literature industry from a bookseller’s perspective. The following is a summary of the information I took home from the event. Thanks also to my ‘brains trust’ Brydie Wright, Paula […]
Character Q and A: Interview with The Scared Book
#TheScaredBook #BooksOnTour #BlogBlitz #Day5 What a fabulous week we’ve had virtually touring around the globe with Debra Tidball and The Scared Book! Who’s had a blast?! We’ve been fortunate to be able to get to know more about this talented author, where her ideas stemmed, and even got up close and personal with The Scared […]
Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
#TheScaredBook #BooksOnTour #BlogBlitz #Day2 Today we are thrilled (haha!) to introduce the one and only, The Scared Book to the panel, who will be discussing some highly personal and spine-tingling topics. Thanks for joining us! 😱 😜 👹 Dear Scared Book, I understand you have a fear of monsters. Where and when did this stem? […]
Continuing on from my previous tributes to amazing Literary Foundations and inspiring Educational Initiatives, today I am dedicating this post to the wonderful advocates, supporters and suppliers of our fantastic Australian books, their creators and publishers; our booksellers! Below is a small list of both physical and online stores with immeasurable passion and commitment to […]