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!

Romy's Garden Adventures was Amazon's No. 1 downloaded children’s book

Romy's Garden Adventures by SCBWI member Rob Towner

Romy's Garden Adventures by SCBWI member Rob Towner

Rob Towner SCBWI member from Newcastle and digital communication expert's picture book - Romy's Garden Adventures: Christmas City was Amazon's No. 1 downloaded children’s book and in the top 100 books of any genre in December - fabulous!

Read more about Rob and self publishing in this write up in The Age.

The success of the book happened overnight. Rob even wrote a small article on it himself, including reviews and support he received in such a short period:

The Last Viking Wins Hoffman Award

The Last Viking by Norman Jorgensen and James Foley

The Last Viking by Norman Jorgensen and James Foley

The Last Viking

by

Norman Jorgensen and James Foley

has won the prestigious

Hoffman Award,

presented to the highest ranked Australian work in the Younger Readers category of the West Australian Young Readers' Book Awards (WAYRBA)

Congratulations to Norman, James ... oh, and little Knut!!