Great Sites

kids books

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The Alice Miranda Project

Join Jacqueline Harvey for a fun, new digital reading program to explore the characters and adventures in her latest book.

Paperbird Books Home Club

Join local authors and illustrators in their home studios.

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The Red Loosey Podcast

Our very own honorary staff member Lucy, talks with local authors and illustrators.

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Hogwarts is Here

An online, fully functioning Hogwarts with free activities and courses, perfect for Harry Potter fans.

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James Foley Cartoon Workshop

Learn how colour, shape, costume and body language all make great unique characters, and learn to design your own characters for your own stories.

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Writing Activities

In her role as Australian Children’s Laureate, Ursula will be releasing a new writing activity every month.

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Jacqueline Harvey on becoming a writer
Jacqueline Harvey, author of the Alice-Miranda, Clementine Rose and Kensy and Max series of books talks about becoming a writer and the questions she often gets from readers.

Oz Authors Online
Oz Authors Online offers YA authors a way to digitally interact with the community. There are many author interviews, especially from authors bringing out books at this time who cannot hold events.

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World of David Walliams

Roll up, roll up, get your free downloadable activities and resources here! All inspired by David Walliams' tremendous tales.

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Better Reading Kids

Whether your child is a bookworm or a reluctant reader, Better Reading Kids is a rich resource for children's books, news and information

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Solli Raphael
15 year old slam poet Solli Raphael performs two of his poems and reads from his book, Limelight.

Kids' Book Review

Kids’ Book Review is a fantastic children’s/YA literature and book review site that features both Australian and international authors and illustrators.

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Will Kostakis - How to tell Monumental Stories

Will is an award-winning young adult fiction author. This is the first in a series of videos Will has created on how to tell monumental stories, titled ‘The Blank Page – the four questions to ask before starting’.

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Alphabet Soup
A great website for kids under 13 who love books and creative writing.

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The Joy of Books

We just love this gorgeous short video all about the wonderful magical world of books.