News for the new year…

2013Marianne Musgrove’s novel The Worry Tree will be translated and published Turkish and Braille.

Chris Tugwell‘s script writing book ‘Dinosaur Theory – uncovering a new approach to screenwriting’ has been selected for inclusion in the 2013 AATE (Australian Association for the Teaching of English) school teachers’ catalogue and is also recommended on their website.

Janeen Brian has a story, Duck Down, published in an anthology by Random House (edited by Linsay Knight) called Stories for 5 year olds. Janeen’s book, Columbia Sneezes, was read on Channel Ten’s pre-school television show Wurrawhy.

Katrina Germein‘s picture book Littledog (illustrated by Tamsin Ainslie) was read nationally on Wurrawhy on Friday January 4th (Episode 116). My Dad Thinks He’s Funny (illustrated by Tom Jellett) was one of the recommendations for summer/Christmas reading for children in the Weekend Australian (15 December).

Rosanne Hawke‘s Mountain Wolf was a recommendation for YA readers in the same listing (reviewers were Agnes Nieuwenhuizen and Joy Lawn.) Mountain Wolf was also one of the ‘Best in Print’ recommendations for teenagers in The Advertiser, 15 December.

Ruth Starke selected Mountain Wolf for one of her ‘Best of 2012’ recommended titles in the December issue of Australian Book Review.

Robert Moore‘s Picture Book About Face was reviewed in BuzzWords by Margaret Warner.

Sally Heinrich’s illustration ‘Ephemerant-Day’ has been printed as an Avant Cards Artcard and will be distributed around Australia from 9th January. Check it out here.

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