Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Bear and a Tree by Stephen Michael King

Last week Stephen Michael King’s newest picture book – A Bear and a Tree, was released. To celebrate the release of this stunning picture book, we featured an ‘In Conversation’ with Stephen Michael King in our online publication – Off … Continue reading

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Review of The Shiny Guys by Doug Macleod

It is always exciting and informative to read reviews sent to us from teachers’ and librarian’s of our new titles. Sometimes we get very lucky and a student will share their thoughts and feelings about novels with us. Here is our very … Continue reading

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A chapter a day… Gabrielle Williams shares the process of writing The Reluctant Hallelujah

Gabrielle Williams latest novel – The Reluctant Hallelujah is now available in stores. After a successful launch party for The Reluctant Hallelujah this past Wednesday evening, (full details can be seen and read here) we thought we might alert you … Continue reading

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New books for Secondary – March 2012

The Shiny Guys by DOUG MACLEOD ‘Wouldn’t it be funny if they were real?’ ‘Shiny red men?’ ‘What if I were the sane one and everyone else was mad?’ One night, the shiny guys visit fifteen-year-old Colin Lapsley.  They don’t speak, … Continue reading

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New books for Primary – March 2012

A Bear and a Tree by STEPHEN MICHAEL KING Ren knows that it’s almost time for Bear’s big sleep, but she needs just one more day with him. One day to explore the winter together – the last of the coloured … Continue reading

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Excerpt Article from February Off The Shelf- Doug Macleod

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Behind the scenes of Lily and The Fairy House by Jane Tanner

Lily knows that fairies live near the gum tree. She has created a fairy house with a rose petal bed and a gum leaf table, and today she is preparing a fairy party . . . But will the fairies … Continue reading

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