Congratulations Jackie French on being nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) is the world's largest award for children's and young adult literature. The award, which amounts to SEK 5 million, is given annually to a single recipient or to several. Authors, illustrators, oral storytellers and those active in reading promotion may be rewarded. The award is designed to promote interest … Continue reading Congratulations Jackie French on being nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Monkey Baa Theatre Company presents HITLER’S DAUGHTER, based on the novel by Jackie French

Did Hitler really have a daughter? Monkey Baa’s award winning Hitler’s Daughter returns to the Sydney stage before embarking on its inaugural international tour of the USA. Click here for a chance to win 2 tickets. Imagination and storytelling are powerful tools of communication and Monkey Baa Theatre Company’s next production, the stage adaptation of … Continue reading Monkey Baa Theatre Company presents HITLER’S DAUGHTER, based on the novel by Jackie French

HarperCollins at ALEA 2012

Thousands of teachers from all over Australia attended the 3 day ALEA conference held in Sydney. HarperCollins launched its much awaited blog. Authors Libby Hathorn and Susanne Gervay held sessions. ALEA guest Jackie French held a keynote address on Harnessing the power of books,chooks and wombats. The conference focused on Literacy,Language,Literature and Learning. In conversation … Continue reading HarperCollins at ALEA 2012