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Come and make books with us!

Come and make books with us!

The Kids’ Own Book Cubby and Kids’ Own artist team members will be out and about around Melbourne over the next few months at the following locations:   Saturday 25 March. Our Journey, Our Stories – Victoria’s Multicultural Arts Festival at Federation Square from 12 noon(read more)

Books all over Australia, with thanks to Fuji Xerox

Books all over Australia, with thanks to Fuji Xerox

Kids’ Own Publishing was honoured to have two titles selected for distribution to 500 aboriginal communities across Australia as part of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation book distribution program: Du Matj Bets! and Riverboy.   This print run was also sponsored by Fuji Xerox, which gen(read more)

A holiday message

A holiday message

Wishing all young authors & illustrators, our partners, our artists and loyal supporters a restful and un-busy holiday season!   2016 has been a busy, productive and challenging year for Kids’ Own Publishing. As well as building The Grand Imaginarium, launching a new app – WePubli(read more)

Empower through Children’s Community Publishing Training Session

Empower through Children’s Community Publishing Training Session

Wednesday October 5 from 4-7PM $90 per person. The Grand Imaginarium at the Abbotsford Convent The Industrial School 1 St Heliers Street Abbotsford, Vic 3067 Join us in the magical space of The Grand Imaginarium for a fun training session on child-led publishing in your school, library or communit(read more)

Bhutanese stories shared

Bhutanese stories shared

Stories of migration are shared in The Remarkable Threads of Life, an extraordinary new book written by students, parents and grandparents from Murray High School, Albury.   “The Remarkable Threads of Life is an honest storybook of fond memories, miseries and hope from those who’ve(read more)

Congratulations to our inaugural Grand Imaginator Michael Camilleri on winning a Prime Minister’s Literary Award!

Congratulations to our inaugural Grand Imaginator Michael Camilleri on winning a Prime Minister’s Literary Award!

  Our most heartfelt congratulations go out to Michael Camilleri on winning a Prime Minister’s Literary Award.   One Minute’s Silence is authored by David Metzenthen and illustrated by Michael Camilleri and is a children’s book that explores World War I from both the Turkish (read more)