Hachette Australia has acquired a self-published children’s fantasy-adventure series from Brisbane brother and sister Nicholas and Alison Lochel.
The four-book ‘Zarkora’ series ‘is the story of brothers Neleik and Ervine Fyrelit, two poor farm boys whose parents have been killed by a mysterious and powerful stranger,’ Hachette said in a statement. ‘In the first book, The Fyrelit Tragedy, the kidnapping of their
The winners of the 2014 West Australian Young Readers’ Book Awards (WAYRBA) have been announced.
The winning books are:
The Three Bears (Sort of) (Yvonne Morrison, illus by Donovan Bixley, Scholastic NZ)
The 39-Storey Treehouse (Andy Griffiths, illus by Terry Denton, Pan)
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The ACT Book of the Year Award 2014 shortlist has been announced.
The shortlisted titles are:
18 Days: Al Jazeera English and the Egyptian Read more...
The Long Haul, Jeff Kinney, Puffin
The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Richard Flanagan, Vintage
The Burning Room, Michael Connelly, Allen & Unwin
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