Sunday, December 10, 2006

New SLA Publication

When I was in the UK earlier this year I purchased the "Riveting Reads' publications at the SLA Conference. They have been extremely useful as selection tools and as resources for our students as they search for the right book. I notice that there is a new title in the series "Riveting Reads Plus". Purchase details can be found on the SLA weblog at

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Judith Viorst's picture book is heading for the big screen.

Sydney Student has Book Published

14 year old Charlotte Howland, a student at Pymble Ladies College, has had a story written as a school assignment published.

North Shore Times article:

Olga the Brolga

Rod Clememt's Olga is the inspiration for a dance piece staged in Edinburgh.

Costa Awarad

The finalists for the Costa Children's Book Award, formerly The Whitbread, have been revealed. The BBC has the news at
plus a place for readers to vote for their selection.