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We have a whole host of new books due out between August and October 2022 – check them out! Moon Sailors by Naomi Woodward and Rachel Gregg Two Puggles by Michelle Guzel and Andrew Plant Rockpooling With..
Paul Collins Named 2021 Leila St John Award Recipient
PRESS RELEASE March 23, 2022 Paul Collins 2021 Leila St John Award Recipient The Victorian Branch of the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is thrilled to announce Paul Collins as the 2021 recipient of..
Jump! wins the 2021 Little Pink Dog Books Authorstrator Prize
Congratulations to author-illustrator Andrew Plant on winning the 2021 Little Pink Dog Books Authorstrator Prize for Jump! The Authorstrator Prize recognises creators whose ‘remarkable skills blend both words and pictures into an aesthetic journey of..
A day in the life at the MESC lit fest
The Mount Eliza Secondary College literary festival was certainly a hit. Having never had the chance to attend a school literary festival in my own school days, I was excited when Paul at Ford Street..
The Thing That Goes Ping! wins Book of the Year!
The Thing That Goes Ping!, by Mark Carthew and illustrated by Shane McG, has been awarded Book of the Year (for ages 5-8) at the 2021 Speech Pathology Awards. Congratulations Mark and Shane!
Ford Street Publishing extends Storytime Agreement
Ford Street Publishing will extend support of the Storytime Agreement due to continuing lockdowns. The agreement permits teachers, librarians and booksellers to make use of our books in online recordings and livestreams without a breach..
You are invited to a DOUBLE BOOK LAUNCH for: Frankie Goes to Kindergarten by Peta Baxter, Connie Hemmens and Marjory Gardner and Salih by Inda Ahmad Zahri and Anne Ryan When: Saturday 27th February at..
I NEED a Parrot Wins CBCA Picture Book of the Year
Congratulations to Chris McKimmie for winning the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Picture Book of the Year award with I NEED a Parrot! This is a book about wanting and needing – what a child..
The Dingle Dangle Jungle shortlisted in the Educational Publishing Awards
Congratulations to Mark Carthew and Dave Atze! The Dingle Dangle Jungle has been shortlisted in the Educational Picture or Chapter Book category in the Educational Publishing Awards Australia 2020. The Dingle Dangle Jungle
Jump! A Book Launch at Home
Author and illustrator Andrew Plant is getting ready for a Jump! release – complete with Stumpy’s home perch. There’s also an almost finished puppet of Stumpy himself which a pair of puppet-makers are creating. ..