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Christmas Wondering

Author Vikki Conley remembers cherished childhood Christmases that shaped Christmas Wonder, her charming new picture book illustrated by Cheryl Orsini that captures the magic of an Australian family Christmas.

2019-12-05T13:27:35+11:00December 5th, 2019|

Rightful Places: We Are Here

New profit-for-purpose book We Are Here, edited by former Big Issue deputy editor Meg Mundell, is a vibrant and moving collection of true stories showcases the creative talents of people who have known homelessness.

2019-11-12T13:54:39+11:00November 12th, 2019|

Paul Byrnes on the child soldiers who fought in WWI

The idea for The Lost Boys started in Belgium in summer 2017, with a gravestone and a pint of Belgian beer. Paul Byrnes had been researching in the battlefields, when he noticed a gravestone that mentioned an under-age soldier. Here, Paul shares how his this discovery turned into a book.

2019-10-31T16:21:37+11:00October 31st, 2019|

Lessons from 3000km alone in the wild: Laura Waters on being ‘rewilded’

For much of my life, fear has been invisibly woven into the fabric of my existence, regularly whispering helpful pearls in my ear such as ‘Life is dangerous,’ and ‘You’re crap at this’. So perhaps I wasn’t the most obvious person to end up walking 3,000km solo from one end of New Zealand to the other – but in the end, this journey chose me.

2019-09-13T11:09:47+10:00September 13th, 2019|
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