Dan McGuiness, Kristin Weidenbach, Ben Chandler, Vikki Wakefield, Katrina Germein, Elizabeth Hutchins and Allayne Webster appear in the September/October edition of SA Kids’ Magazine, a free Parenting magazine published by Free Run Press. You can read the article here: SAkidsMagSeptOctissue.
Rosanne Hawke’s YA novel The Messenger Bird has been selected for The Big Book Club in September. Check out The Big Book Club website here.
Janeen Brian’s picture books Where does Thursday go? and Columbia Sneezes! will be screened respectively on the pre-school show Wurrawhy on Channel 10. The show airs Monday to Friday at 11.30am (NSW) on 16th November and 19th December. For Adelaide and other states, check television programming. You can also watch them for a week after the show has aired here. Janeen’s historical novel, That boy Jack, set in the early Cornish mining area of Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, has just been accepted by Walker Books and will be released in May/June 2013.
Mandy Foot will be launching her new book Captain Kangaroo and the Big Bush Bash at Shakespeare’s on November 10.
Vikki Wakefield‘s Friday Brown will be published in North America and Canada by Simon & Schuster and in the UK by Hot Key Books during 2013.