Posts Tagged ‘Dee White’

Beyond the NYR12 vids

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Last post I showed you some of the videos available from the National Year of Reading (NYR12) website and YouTube channel (see: “NYR12 vids”). But there are lots more videos out there. NYR12 has not only promoted the joy of books and reading, it has also encouraged others to do so. And so many people […]

A Celebration of Books at the Ford Street Literary Festival

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Last week I attended the Ford Street Literary Festival at Scotch College in Hawthorn and I really wanted to blog about this inspiring example of kids having fun with books and their creators. (Pictured below are Jo Thompson, Meredith Costain and David Miller who got down to the bare bones of writing and illustrating at […]

CBCA NSW 2010: Assorted Snaps

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Some other snaps from the Conference: Bob Graham took us through his life and his life’s works. He was then treated to orchestrated interpretations of four of his picture books (composed and conducted by George Ellis) including How To Heal A Broken Wing.  Ursula Dubosarsky and Tohby Riddle took to the stage to discuss the process behind […]

Boomerang at the 2010 CBCA Imagine This! Imagine That! Conference

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Boomerang Books is proud to announce that this weekend, not only is a member of our Boomerang Books blogging team speaking at the sold-out 2010 Children’s Book Council of Australia NSW Branch Conference, but we’ll be live-blogging the two-day event – with scheduled appearances by the big names in Australian children’s writing, including Libby Gleeson, […]

Dee Watching

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Those who have been keeping themselves up to date with our new blogs will already know the fabulous Dee White, she commands the good ship Kids’ Book Capers. Well, she’s going to be busy Festival-hopping in the coming few weeks, so new fans, it’s time to get better acquainted with Dee White, and here’s how: On […]

New bloggers appointed at Boomerang Books

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Boomerang Books has appointed seven new bloggers to its book content team after receiving over 90 applications from eager writers. ‘The standard of applications received was quite amazing and we found it very difficult to narrow the field down to a manageable shortlist’, said Clayton Wehner, Managing Director and co-owner of Boomerang Books. ‘It was […]

BOOKS! BOOKS! BOOKS! August Book Giveaway

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

This month, Boomerang Books are giving you more chances to win! Alongside our regular monthly giveaway and our Facebook-exclusive giveaway, to celebrate August being the month of the Children’s Book Council Australia’s Book Week, we have a special children’s prize pack to giveaway. AUGUST MAJOR GIVEAWAY This month’s prize pack is an eclectic mix set […]