Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Catherine Jinks in the SMH

Last Saturday's Herald featured an article about Australian author, Catherine Jinks.
http://www.smh.com.au/news/books/dont-fence-her-in/2006/11/23/1163871531232.html

Rights of the Reader Poster


From Walker Books is this poster by by Daniel Pennac
illustrated by Quentin Blake that would be a great addition to any library or classroom's display. I'm printing it off in A3 size in colour.
http://www.walkerbooks.co.uk/assets_walker/dynamic/1158585957437/Rights-of-the-Reader-poster.pdf

New shortlist

From ACHUKA today

The shortlist for the Costa Children's Book Award (formerly Whitbread) is as follows:

David Almond - Clay (Hodder Children's Books)
Julia Golding - The Diamond of Drury Lane (Egmont Press)
Meg Rosoff - Just In Case (Puffin)
Linda Newbery - Set in Stone (David Fickling Books)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Christmas Suggestions

From The Guardian " Julia Eccleshare picks some festive treats for youngsters ". See the selection at
http://books.guardian.co.uk/review/story/0,,1956139,00.html