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Launch of Donkeys Can’t Fly on Planes

Launch of Donkeys Can’t Fly on Planes

This very special book will be launched at 6 pm on Tuesday 20 August at ArtPlay, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne by Arnold Zable, storyteller and human rights advocate. Please join us! All welcome. Donkeys Can’t Fly on Planes is a collection of 25 true stories of survival written and illustrated by youn(read more)

Launch of The D-Elephant Express

Launch of The D-Elephant Express

Here are the authors and illustrators at the launch of the latest Kids’ Own book from Cardinia The D-Elephant-3 Express. This book was made at Koo Wee Rup Community Health by parents and children of the Koowee Minnows playgroup. Cupcakes featuring characters from the book (spiders, teddy bea(read more)

Children’s Book Festival 2013

Children’s Book Festival 2013

Child: “I made a book last year, I’ve still got it at home, can I make another one?” Kids’ Own artist: “Yes, of course!” A quote from one of about 200 children who made a book with Kids’ Own Publishing at the Children’s Book Festival 2013 in Melbourne.(read more)

April School Holiday Workshops

April School Holiday Workshops

Our resident writer, word wrangler and ideas tamer, Ailsa Wild, is setting up the Kids’ Own Book Cubby at the Abbotsford Convent these holidays, and will help kids aged 5-10 years write and illustrate their own book. Two-hour workshops will take place on Wednesday 3 April and Thursday 11 April(read more)

27 young authors and illustrators celebrate at launch of ‘Cardinia Counts’

27 young authors and illustrators celebrate at launch of ‘Cardinia Counts’

Mayor of Cardinia Shire,  Brett  Owen, launched the two books in the series, ‘My Favourite Number’ and ‘Shapes and Patterns are just Beautiful’. The books were made over several days each at Emerald and Pakenham Libraries in January, and every day care, kindergarten, schoo(read more)