Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Catherine Jinks in the SMH

Last Saturday's Herald featured an article about Australian author, Catherine Jinks.

Rights of the Reader Poster

From Walker Books is this poster by by Daniel Pennac
illustrated by Quentin Blake that would be a great addition to any library or classroom's display. I'm printing it off in A3 size in colour.

New shortlist

From ACHUKA today

The shortlist for the Costa Children's Book Award (formerly Whitbread) is as follows:

David Almond - Clay (Hodder Children's Books)
Julia Golding - The Diamond of Drury Lane (Egmont Press)
Meg Rosoff - Just In Case (Puffin)
Linda Newbery - Set in Stone (David Fickling Books)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Christmas Suggestions

From The Guardian " Julia Eccleshare picks some festive treats for youngsters ". See the selection at,,1956139,00.html