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Zobi and The Zoox

Zobi and The Zoox

We employ a group of talented illustrators, writers and performers who make up the Kids’ Own Publishing artist team, many of whom have countless creative endeavours on the go. We take joy in celebrating creativity and love the latest project that Kids’ Own Artist Ailsa Wild and Briony Barr have (read more)

Recipe for Community

Recipe for Community

Connecting children and adults with different abilities through artmaking out and about at the Abbotsford Convent   Recipe for Community, which brings children from The Melbourne University Early Learning Centre and adults from Interact Arts together to develop relationships has celebrated anot(read more)

The Grand Imaginarium at the Abbotsford Convent Open Day

The Grand Imaginarium at the Abbotsford Convent Open Day

  The Grand Imaginarium is a space for children and families where stories, books and the imagination can flourish. We’ll be running a full day of book making workshops in the Linen Room with appearances from Convent authors, artists and practitioners. Each year the Abbotsford Convent holds (read more)

International recognition for Donkeys Can’t Fly on Planes

International recognition for Donkeys Can’t Fly on Planes

Donkeys Can’t Fly on Planes has recently received a huge accolade: making it into the annual White Ravens catalogue, which features a select list of International Youth Literature from all over the world. 200 titles are chosen from more than 40 countries, in over 30 languages.  Titles are chosen (read more)

Digital storytelling in the hands of children

Digital storytelling in the hands of children

WePublish was featured in the first week of October 2014 in the Kids’ section of the Apple App Store – a David next to the Goliath of Disney, Dora the Explora et al.   WePublish, a new app publishing tool for the 21st century for iPads is the latest addition to the Kids’ Own Publishing’(read more)

Holiday Workshops at Abbotsford Convent

Holiday Workshops at Abbotsford Convent

We’ll be running holiday workshops as part of the Abbotsford Convent Holiday program once again. Kids aged 5 and up take a whistle-stop tour through the publishing process – thinking, writing, illustrating – and making your own book! Famed author, Tony Wilson, who also has a studio at the Conv(read more)