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.


The Red Loosey Podcast

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


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.


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


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.