Frances Watts and David Legge have been collaborating on children's books for years. They've gotten so used to working alongside each other that, when working together on their most recent book, David Legge said 'the line between writer and illustrator was well and truly blurred to the point where I’m not sure where some of … Continue reading The story behind It’s a Story, Rory!
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The shortlist for the Queensland Literary Awards have been announced and we are thrilled that Pamela Rushby's THE HORSES DIDN'T COME HOME has been shortlisted in the children's fiction category. The winners will be announced on September 4. We heartily congratulate Pamela on this wonderful accolade, that Jackie French has called "...a superb story about an … Continue reading It’s AWARDS season!
HarperCollins is thrilled to announce that GOODNIGHT, MICE! by Frances Watts and Judy Watson has won the 2012 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Children’s Fiction! GOODNIGHT, MICE! has been called ‘the perfect bedtime book’, a story in rhyming verse about the antics of four cheeky mice as they prepare for bed. Told at a ‘cleverly thought-out pace’, … Continue reading GOODNIGHT, MICE! wins the 2012 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Children’s Fiction