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The Pop-up Book Factory

The Pop-up Book Factory

Come join the school holiday fun!   In the 2 hour Pop-up Book Factory workshop, children aged 5-12 take a whistle-stop tour through the publishing process – thinking, writing, illustrating their own book before publishing a copy to take home. Alongside a Kids’ Own artist, the Pop-up Book Fa(read more)

Fundraise for South Sudan

Fundraise for South Sudan

Now is a better time than ever to purchase a copy of Donkeys can’t fly on planes and support victims of war in South Sudan. Sadly, news reports confirm that fighting has broken out in the Bor area. The brick-making machine purchased by BOCEP (Bor Orphanage Community Education Project) to aid in t(read more)

Book Cubby Journeys

Book Cubby Journeys

There are two Cubby builds currently underway. Cardinia Shire’s Best Start team are installing an additional Cubby in one of the shire’s newest Family Centres. The other is being built for the City of Wanneroo in Perth. This is an outcome of the valuable three year partnership between State Libr(read more)

Cockatoo Voices

Cockatoo Voices

Cockatoo Voices are being heard in three brand new books for kids  – and the town’s 109 newest authors and illustrators couldn’t be prouder.   The books are A Bunch of Jitterbugs, by the children of the Jitterbugs Playgroup; The Magical Mentorium by the Mentors and Mentees of Cockatoo; a(read more)

The Karkultaby Kids’ Wacky Robots book launch

The Karkultaby Kids’ Wacky Robots book launch

The Karcultaby Kids’ Wacky Robots was launched at a recent Karkultaby Area School assembly, with children reading passages, a ribbon cutting and book presentation.   Wacky Robots is one of five books produced during the Come Out Festival 2013 Community Residencies in Adelaide earlier t(read more)

Convent Pop Up Shop

Convent Pop Up Shop

The Convent Pop Up Shop is an Artist Run Initiative that has recently launched and showcases the works of artists and organisations based at the Abbotsford Convent.  From authors and illustrators in the writers wing, over to jewellers, shoe makers, textile designers, furniture designers and potters(read more)