Meet RUFUS & REENIE!

RUFUS AND REENIE is a gorgeous younger middle-grade novel about a fledgling Great Horned owl and an eleven-year-old girl who must learn to trust in each other—and in themselves. If you loved Barbara O’Connor’s WISH and Wendy Mass and Rebecca’s Stead’s BOB, you will adore the true friendship that Reenie and Rufus experience. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt…

Everyone Likes a Fart!

NO ONE LIKES A FART by Zoe Foster Blake (Penguin Random House Australia) has just been chosen Children’s Picture Book of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards 2018! Penguin have sold over 60,000 copies in Australia alone since publication – it’s the fastest selling picture book in the history of Bookscan Australia! North American…

Shaun Tan Has Done It Again!

Tok Tok Tok! Australian superstar Shaun Tan, has a new book, CICADA, coming out this summer, and it’s another great one! Books+Publishing has given it a 5-star review that you can read here. Shaun’s previous books have been published in many translations around the world, his animated film, The Lost Thing, won an Oscar, and…

TARIN OF THE MAMMOTHS Wins a Prize!

Jo Sandhu’s middle-grade novel TARIN OF THE MAMMOTHS: THE EXILE has won the 2018 Readings Children’s Book Prize . This is the first book in a trilogy being published by Penguin Random House Australia.

Film option for THE SHARK CALLER!

Film rights to Dianne Wolfer’s THE SHARK CALLER (Penguin New Zealand) have been optioned by Kerry Warkia & Kiel McNaughton of Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions Ltd. THE SHARK CALLER is a gripping adventure story for middle grade readers, exploring what it is like to be caught between worlds – between urban life and an isolated tropical island; between modernity and…

Coming Soon from Eagle Books

Sophie Masson has written a new historical mystery for children, JACK OF SPADES, which will be published next month by Eagle Books. Watch the trailer for JACK OF SPADES here: