Snap up a Prize—courtesy of Walker Books Australia!

You could win one of three prize packs consisting of a copy of The Croc and the Platypus as well as a limited edition Croc plush courtesy of Walker Books Australia! Look for The Croc and the Platypus flyer in your SCBWI conference bag. If your flyer’s unique code is called at the Walker Books SCBWI panel—From Submission to On the Book Shelf— you’ve won!

The Walker Books Group is one of the world’s leading independent publishers of books and content for children. This vibrant international group includes Walker Books UK, London; Candlewick Press, Somerville, Massachusetts; and Walker Books Australia, based in Sydney and Auckland. Renowned for its truly original publishing and outstanding quality, the Walker Books Group is home to books for readers of all ages. Award-winning authors and illustrators for the group include Kate DiCamillo, M.T Anderson, Patrick Ness, and Jon Klassen, and major brands for the group are Maisy, Guess How Much I Love You, Tilly and Friends, the widely acclaimed Judy Moody and the bestselling Where’s Wally/Where’s Waldo.


It's Christmas in July—Win a Prize at the Sydney Conference!

Two beautiful signed limited-edition prints to win at the Conference, courtesy of Christmas Press

Two Trickster Tales from Russia

Two Trickster Tales from Russia

Christmas Press, Australia's newest children's picture-book publisher, is proud to support the SCBWI Sydney Conference by offering a fabulous prize to two lucky Conference attendees:  signed, beautiful limited-edition colour prints of two illustrations featured in its first two titles, Two Trickster Tales from Russia, retold by Sophie Masson and illustrated by David Allan, and Two Selkie Stories from Scotland, retold by Kate Forsyth and illustrated by Fiona McDonald.

The prints normally retail for $55 each but will be offered as prizes for a Facebook and Twitter Competition during the SCBWI Sydney Conference!

Facebook Prize—To compete for the Facebook Prize, simply put up three Facebook entries about the SCBWI Sydney Conference—July 13th to 15th at The Hughenden. Print out your best Facebook entry and submit it by 2pm on Tuesday July 15th to be in the running to win a Christmas Press Limited Edition Print. The Facebook entries will be judged by a panel of publishers and editors at the end of the Conference on Jully 15th.

Two Selkie Stories from Scotland

Two Selkie Stories from Scotland

Twitter PrizeThis is a competition for the most prolific use during the SCBWI Sydney Conference of #ScbwiSydney on Twitter! The most #ScbwiSydney used during the Conference wins a Christmas Press Limited Edition Print. Simply submit the number of hashtags sent and your name by 4pm on Tuesday July 15th.

Christmas Press was founded in 2013, and specialises in traditional tales from many lands, retold by well-known authors and beautifully illustrated. Based in the beautiful region of New England in northern NSW, the Press has already begun to make a name for itself in publishing, bringing back for a new generation of children the riches of a treasury of lively, enchanting tales from around the world, illustrated in classical, magical styles. The Press is publishing three books in 2014, with more to come in 2015 and beyond.

To find out more about Christmas Press, visit their website or Facebook page. Christmas Press will also be represented at the Conference, and its books and merchandise will be available for sale.