Jan Latta's Diary of a Wildlife Photographer

Congrats to Jan Latta on the launch of the wonderful

Diary of a Wildlife Photographer

       Diary of a Wildlife Photographer by  Jan Latta

   Diary of a Wildlife Photographer by Jan Latta

Published by True to Life Books

isbn 9780980872729

A journal of Jan's amazing adventures creating the True to Life Books series. She's travelled to Africa, India, Sri Lanka, China and Uganda to photograph endangered animals and write about their survival. 104 pages, over 300 stunning photographs. 

A must for school libraries! 

 

 

 

 

 

Dawn Meredith's new book on Bradman

Congrats to Dawn Meredith on her new title

Sir Donald Bradman

Sir Donald Bradman    by Dawn Meredith

Sir Donald Bradman  by Dawn Meredith

Australian Champion Cricketer

  With carefully researched facts and rare photographs, this is an excellent reference book for school projects and for people learning to read and write English - no matter how old they are. Written with high interest, low vocabulary in mind, the simple language and layout makes it perfect for reluctant readers in primary and lower secondary.

Available from Amazon in ebook or paperback. 

 Well done Dawn - should be a winner!

 

Felicity Pulman's new book on penguins

The Little Penguins of Manly Wharf         by   Felicity Pulman , with photos by David Jenkins.    

The Little Penguins of Manly Wharf    by  Felicity Pulman, with photos by David Jenkins.

 

Felicity Pulman's new non fiction book is

The Little Penguins of Manly Wharf

 

With beautiful photographs by David Jenkins and designed by Cath of Catfish Creations, all proceeds of this delightful and informative book go to the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife. It tells the stories and real life adventures of the cute fairy penguins who nest under Manly Wharf, part of the only mainland colony found in Australia. 

isbn 9780987570802 

RRP $24.95 - all proceeds going to the care and preservation of the colony.

Enquiries and distribution: Melanie Tyas of NPWS: mel.tyas@environment.nsw.gov.au 

or Felicity: felicity@felicitypulman.com.au 

Congrats Felicity - a  wonderful contribution! 

ps Her second instalment of Our Asian Adventures: Cambodia was published in the May issue of Blast Off, published by NSW School Magazine.  

 

 

Chris Cheng's two latest ...

   Python   by Chris Cheng, illustrated by Mark Jackson        

Python by Chris Cheng, illustrated by Mark Jackson  

Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations     by Chris Cheng and Linsay Knight

Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations by Chris Cheng and Linsay Knight

Chris Cheng has joined the flood of double releases with

Python

illustrated by Mark Jackson

Published by Walker Books Australia

isbn  9781921529603

It's morning in the bush. Python stirs and slithers out from her shelter. She warms her head and smells the air with her forked tongue. Python is a beautiful snake, but also dangerous - and she is looking for a meal.

and

Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations

written with Linsay Knight in conduction with the Power House Museum, for age 10+

published by Random House Australia

isbn  9781742755649

A comprehensive guide to the above, as well as their amazing creators. Full of facts, photos and fun surprises for curious kids and grown-ups alike.

Looks fascinating - congrats Chris!

Hazel Edwards' new book for authors

Congrats to Hazel Edwards

on the publication of her new book

Authorpreneurship

with cartoons by Sheila Hollingworth.

     Authorpreneurship   by Hazel Edwards

Authorpreneurship by Hazel Edwards

Authorpreneurship is about investing in your creativity to increase your professional opportunities. Strategies for beginner, mid-list and highly experienced authors needing to adapt to a fast-changing, digital, global industry. This book will help you transform your career from author to authorpreneur.

Published by The Australian Society of Authors: Keesing Press

isbn 9780975208380 (paperback)

isbn  9780975208373 (ePub)

Sounds invaluable - and it's already reprinting!

Sophie Masson's tips of the trade ...

BY THE BOOK

Tips of the trade for writers

is Sophie Masson's new book of advice for writers of children's books.

E-book only, in Epub and mobi formats

isbn  978 0 9873224 2 5

This well known author for young people shares her many years of experience in authorship, with practical and entertaining tips on the craft, business and inspirations for writing. For 15 years through to adult.

Lots of food for thought here - congratulations Sophie!

 

Peter Taylor's new book on calligraphy

Peter Taylor's new book

Calligraphy for Greeting Cards and Scrapbooking

Caligraphy for Greeting Cards and Scrapbooking,   by  Peter Taylor

Caligraphy for Greeting Cards and Scrapbooking,  by Peter Taylor

inspires older children and adults and teaches the skills to write calligraphically - elegantly, decoratively and flamboyantly - in a range of modern and traditional styles, suitable for every greeting card and scrapbooking purpose, as well as for other projects.

Publisher's site

isbn  9781861088826

Think this will be very popular and useful - congrats Peter!

Corinne Fenton's 'Queenie' released in USA

Australian cover of  Queenie One Elephant's Story

Australian cover of Queenie One Elephant's Story

Queenie One Elephant's Story

by

Corrine Fenton

illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe

will be released by Candlewick Press in the US in June.

A true story of the time when elephants were giving rides in zoos around the world. It follows Queenie's birth in an Indian jungle to Melbourne Zoo, where she lived for more than forty years and was an icon - loved by many children who helped celebrate her birthday and sent her letters

Honour Book, 2007 CBCA Awards

Published by Black Dog Books/Walker Books Aust 2006/2012

Richly deserved - congrats Corinne!

Nancy Bentley by Tracey Hawkins wins award

Nancy Bentley    by Tracey Hawkins

Nancy Bentley by Tracey Hawkins

Nancy Bentley

by

Tracey Hawkins

Nancy Bentley is the heartwarming true tale of a 6 year old who was bitten by a snake at Port Arthur in 1920. There was no doctor and her father had to row her out to a naval vessel in the bay for treatment. No women allowed on board in those days, so she had to be inducted into the Royal Australian Navy. The rest is history!

Winner - ACT Writing and Publishing Award, Children's Section 2012

Shortlisted - Speech Pathology Aust Book of the Year Award 2012

Published by New Frontier Books 

isbn 9781921042812

A winner - congratulations Tracey!

Corinne Fenton's The Dog on the Tuckerbox released in paperback

The Dog on the Tuckerbox by  Corinne Fenton

The Dog on the Tuckerbox by Corinne Fenton

The Dog on the Tuckerbox

by Corinne Fenton, illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe, has recently been released in paperback.

The story of Lady and her unswerving loyalty to her master Bill, and of Australia's pioneers and the bullocks who worked the rough tracks. The Dog on the Tuckerbox was a CBCA Notable Book in 2009, was shortlisted in the ABIA Awards and was one of 20 Aussie picture books chosen for display at the Bologna Children's Bookfair, 2010.

Published by Black Dog Books, an imprint of Walker Books

Congrats Corinne!

Warriors, by Krista Bell

Warriors by Krista Bell

Warriors by Krista Bell

Krista Bell's

exciting new book is

Warriors

published by Windy Hollow Books, isbn 9781922081032.

Warriors tells the confronting and historically important story of the creation of the famous Terracotta Warriors of China, and their unbelievable chance discovery by famers some 2000 years later.

Fascinating - congrats Krista!

Source: http://www.kristabell.com