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First Come Out book launched in outback South Australia

First Come Out book launched in outback South Australia

Kids’ Own Publishing Artist Kathy Holowko delivered two-day workshops to schools and community libraries in five locations in outback South Australia as part of the 2013 Come Out Festival. In May/June Five books were created as a result, and on 29 August Wudinna launched the first of the series! &(read more)

Celebrating Indigenous Literacy Day 2013

Celebrating Indigenous Literacy Day 2013

  Indigenous Literacy Day is a good day to shine a spotlight on recent books written and illustrated by indigenous children and families through the Making Books Making Readers program, a joint initiative of Kids’ Own Publishing and the State Library of Victoria.   In late July Koori boy(read more)

‘Donkeys’ launched by Arnold Zable, and a donkey!

‘Donkeys’ launched by Arnold Zable, and a donkey!

‘Donkeys Can’t Fly on Planes: Stories of Survival by South Sudanese refugee children was launched last night by Arnold Zable, writer, storyteller and human rights advocate who praised the young authors for their “beautifully told tales – written with disarming directness, hon(read more)

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)