Classic characters in brand new stories Maxine
by Bob Graham Horrible Harriet and the Terrible Tantrum
by Leigh Hobbs
Both Max and Horrible Harriet celebrate 20 years with a new twist!
• Bob Graham's funny, reluctant but brave superhero MAX,
now has a little sister MAXINE!Release date September 8.
• Leigh Hobbs' HORRIBLE HARRIET is bored with being a bad girl in her latest,
hilarious adventure with THE TERRIBLE TANTRUM. Release date September 28
Books Illustrated stocks a very large range of books and art by
these two national treasures Bob Graham & Leigh Hobbs
With our fingers and toes crossed, we'll offer you the opportunity to meet
both these creators at The Melbourne Book Market to congratulate them on
their creative staying power and have these new classics personally signed.
Join us for this 90 minute session with publishing industry expert Erica Wagner,
to learn what's involved in submitting a picture book manuscript to publishers
and agents, how to pitch your book both as a written submission and at
a pitching event, and will answer all your questions on how to find
the best publication outcome for your work. Details here.
Trading at the Victoria Market and Abbotsford Convent is on hold due to the lockdowns. We'll let you know when things are up and running again.
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The Australian Children's Laureate
The Magpie is the symbol for the Australian Children’s Laureate.
The Laureate foundation have a fabulous creative resource to share:
HOW TO DRAW A MAGPIE!
Download instructions by illustrator Andrew Joyner
and send in your Masterpiece
Check out Ursula's September writing ideas and lots more here.