Creative Writing Workshop: A Journey into the World of Fiction

HarperCollinsPublishers welcomes registrations from Secondary Schools to attend the 2017 Creative Writing Day.  To be held on Thursday 19 October, 2017, at HarperCollins Sydney office with guest authors Gabrielle Tozer and Eliza Henry-Jones. For more information and to register, please email Education Manager, Jacqui Barton: Jacqui.Barton@harpercollins.com.au Registrations Close 30 June 2017 Gabrielle Tozer is the internationally published author of … Continue reading Creative Writing Workshop: A Journey into the World of Fiction

I Spy A Great Reader

Australian Children's Laureate, book lover and dyslexia sufferer Jackie French gives a wonderful insight into how you can help your child discover a world of books. Does your child love books, but can't stay still long enough to focus on reading one? Would you like to improve your child's reading ability? Don't know where to begin to stimulate a greater love of reading in your child? Award-winning author Jackie French knows what it is to struggle with reading and literacy. Drawing on her own experience with dyslexia, Jackie has written this book to help parents identify the possible reading difficulties their children may have. All children learn differently, and Jackie offers many fun and rewarding way s to help launch your child into literacy. These include games for coordination, concentration and focus as well as helpful steps to kickstart your child into reading and to foster a life-long love of books. I SPY A GREAT READER is filled with a wealth of advice, anecdotes and activities - it's a book every parent should

Messages of Hope…UNICEF Australia Young Ambassador Mariah Kennedy 2012-13 Virtual Author Event

                      What if, by bringing together some of the most Influential children’s authors and illustrators, we were able to invoke real and positive change in the minds of young people- and thus in the world? HarperCollinPublishers Invites you and your students….To meet a young lady … Continue reading Messages of Hope…UNICEF Australia Young Ambassador Mariah Kennedy 2012-13 Virtual Author Event

Virtual Author Tours – using technology to connect readers with authors and illustrators

Education Week: students from schools around Australia interact with HarperCollins authors, illustrators and storytellers. Terri Rose Baynton, author and illustrator of MR BEAR BRANCHES AND THE CLOUD CONUNDRUM, talking to children from Bondi Public, Youlle Park Primary, Gymea Bay Public and other schools during her visual literacy workshop. Poppy the Fairy proved an enormous hit … Continue reading Virtual Author Tours – using technology to connect readers with authors and illustrators

Skulduggery author Derek Landy returns to Australia by popular demand

Derek Landy’s Skulduggery Pleasant series has sold over three million copies worldwide, and over 700,000 of these sales have been in Australia and New Zealand. Now, to coincide with the next installment in the biggest, funniest, most thrilling comedy-horror-adventure series in the universe – Kingdom of the Wicked – Derek will be touring Australia! Derek … Continue reading Skulduggery author Derek Landy returns to Australia by popular demand

Winners Announced for the Harper Collins Australians at War book competiton

Congratulations to the Winners of this great selections of books Finley High School NSW, Carey Baptist College WA, Thornbury High School Vic, Portland Secondary College,  Vic Complimentary prizes we also given to:- Cooma North Public School, NSW . Palmyra Primary School, WA. Chewton Public School, Vic.Risdon Vale primary School, Tas.Tom Price SHS WA. West Morley Primary … Continue reading Winners Announced for the Harper Collins Australians at War book competiton