About Ford Street
High quality books for children and young adults
Ford Street is a successful small independent Australian publisher of books for children and young adults.
We publish around fifteen titles a year, ranging from picture books through to novels for older readers. Ford Street’s publisher is renowned Australian author, Paul Collins, who has written extensively for both the local and international markets.
We have a strong presence in both schools and bookshops around Australia through NewSouth Books and Alliance. Readers are welcome to purchase our books via our online bookshop.
Ford Street punches above its weight with critical acclaim in journals, newspapers and on the web.
Authors writing for Ford Street include Isobelle Carmody, Michael Salmon, Doug MacLeod, Sean McMullen, Justin D’Ath, Alyssa Brugman, James Roy, David Miller, Jenny Mounfield, Gary Crew, Hazel Edwards, Dianne Bates and Paul Collins.
Successes include winning Gold INKY and The Family Therapist awards, short-listings in the NSW and Victorian Premiers and the Northern Territory awards, along with many in the Psychologists, Chronos and Aurealis awards. In 2011, The Glasshouse became one of only four Australian books ever to be chosen for IBBY’s (International Board on Books for Young People) ’50 Outstanding Books Exhibition’. This prestigious exhibition will be launched at the Bologna Book Fair in March. Trust Me Too, an anthology, has been chosen as a White Raven Selection and was also a Notable Book in the CBCAs.
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