Anna Pignataro's two new titles

Forever   by Anna Pignataro

Forever by Anna Pignataro

Everyone seems to be producing in pairs!

Anna Pignataro's new picture books are:

Forever

published in hardback by Scholastic, for preschoolers and stage 1

isbn 9781742830711

It's also being released this year in the US (Cartwheel Books) as Mama, Will I Be Yours Forever?

The world is full of many changes - from egg to chick, river to sea, day to night. But no matter what, Mamma's love for Oli endures forever. A timeless story to read together with your little bear.

and also:

Princess and Fairy Enchanting Carnival.

also published by Scholastic in hardback

isbn  9781742833200

A charming look-and-find picture book, the sixth in the Princess and Fairy series, with detailed spreads and rhyming lyrical text. The most exciting things may be found where you least expect.

Congrats Anna!

Ships in the Field a 2013 CBCA Notable

Ships in the Field   by Susanne Gervay and Anna Pignataro

Ships in the Field by Susanne Gervay and Anna Pignataro

Congratulations to SCBWI members Anna Pignataro (illustrator) and Susanne Gervay (author), whose beautiful picture book

Ships in the Field

is a CBCA Notable Book, in both the Picture Book and Early Childhood categories!

published by Ford Street Publishing

isbn  97811921665233

A picture book with a message for all ages!

Two new novels for Sherryl Clark

Congrats to Sherryl Clark, who has two new novels out:

The Littlest Pirate and the Stinky Ship

published by Penguin books (Nibbles series) for 5 - 8 year olds

paperback isbn 9780143306627

eBook isbn 9781742538099

The Littlest Pirate, Nicholas Nosh, and his crew have been taken prisoner on board Captain Stinker's smelly ship! Is there a way to rescue them all? 

plus

Runaways

also published by Penguin, a verse novel for 10 - 14 year olds

Paperback isbn  9780143307150

Cassie and her brother Jack are on the run from the past, from the future and from their failure of a family. But where can they go? And can you ever really run away?

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!

New younger readers' title for Meredith Costain

Congrats to Meredith Costain

on the publication of her new primary school age novel

Disaster Chef

Published by Walker Books Australia

isbn  9781921977794

Disaster Chef   by Meredith Costain

Disaster Chef by Meredith Costain

Ollie's a footy champ, not a chef. When his brother Julian makes it onto a kids' cooking show, Ollie's world turns into a recipe for disaster. Will Ollie be able to survive on the sidelines?  

Sounds fun, and very topical!

Hey Baby by Corinne Fenton now a board book

Congrats to Corinne Fenton!

     Hey Baby   by Corinne Fenton

Hey Baby by Corinne Fenton

her very successful

Hey Baby!

has now been released as a board book.

Published by Walker Books Australia

isbn 9781922179173

For babies and tiny tots. Never doubt just how special you are. A love letter to baby, with 53 beautiful photos.   

                                                                               

New picture book illustrated by Annie White

Annie White

is the illustrator of a delightful new picture book

Grumpy Grandpa

written by Kate Forsyth

Published by Scholastic Australia

isbn  9781742831756

            Grumpy Grandpa  , illustrated by Annie White, written by Kate Forsyth

Grumpy Grandpa, illustrated by Annie White, written by Kate Forsyth

A humorous and gentle story told in rhyme, following a little girl as she visits her grandpa and discovers that people are never quite what they seem.

Congrats Annie!

Hazel Edwards' new junior mystery e-series

Hazel Edwards' new e-series starring

Sleuth Astrid

The two   Sleuth Astrid  e-books   , by  Hazel Edwards , illustrated by Jane Connory

The two  Sleuth Astrid e-books, by Hazel Edwards, illustrated by Jane Connory

contains 2 (so far) titles:

The Mind-Reading Chook

the Magician has lost his sense of humour - Sleuth Astrid must find it before the 3 pm show

The Lost Voice of the Grand Final

Sleuth Astrid has to find the Voice of the Coach before the Saturday Grand Final

illustrated and designed by Jane Connory

Sleuth Astrid is a hi-tech chook who rides a Harley-Davidson motorbike and solves mysteries.

E-book only, available only on author website. Isbn  9780987157539

Sounds wonderful - congratulations Hazel!

Hazel Edwards' vintage picture book becomes app

   Feymouse    by Hazel Edwards, illustrated by Kilmeny Niland

Feymouse  by Hazel Edwards, illustrated by Kilmeny Niland

Feymouse

by

Hazel Edwards

illustrated by Kilmeny Niland

has been given a whole new lease of life as a picture book app.

Fey is a large and clumsy cat born into a family of highly talented mice. This delightful story is about coping sucessfully with being different. Author's voice narrating, or read your own.

Available from iTunes directly.

Congratulations Hazel!

Susanne Gervay's picture book shortlisted for awards

  Ships in the Field     by Susanne Gervay, illustrated by Anna Pignataro

Ships in the Field  by Susanne Gervay, illustrated by Anna Pignataro

by

Susanne Gervay

illustrated by Anna Pignataro

Our wonderful and incredibly hard working President of SCBWI Aust and NZ has done very well with this beautiful picture book! It has been 

  • Shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards 2012 
  • Shortlisted for the Crystal Kite Awards 2013

Ships in the Field is a moving exploration of the migrant experience  The Canberra Times

Gloriously illustrated with delicate watercolours ... It's beautifully structured, allowing the historical details to inform the preciousness of the peaceful present  Sun Herald

Congratulations Susanne!

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