Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Children's book award shortlists offer contrast in veterans versus new talent

Guardian article about the contenders for the Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway awards.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,,1767836,00.html
Take a look at http://www.loobylu.com/ The Looby Loo blog of Australian illustrator Claire Robertson. Her illustrations are gorgeous.
Wombat proves popular

Former footballer has written a second novel
http://wimmera.yourguide.com.au/detail.asp?class=sport&subclass=local&story_id=477344&category=general%20sport&m=5&y=2006