Alison's news from Tasmania

Alison: I was very happy to be back in Tasmania again, so soon after the launch of Sophie Scott Goes South, at the end of May. Hobart in the winter is cold but beautiful! On the first day I worked … READ MORE

Alison Lester at Elizabeth South Primary School

As part of her tour of South Australia - read more about this in her CBCA speech in the post below - Alison Lester spent the day with Elizabeth South Primary School. Teacher Librarian Sue van der Veer, who organised Alison's … READ MORE

Boori Monty Pryor visits Strathfield campus

  Australian Children’s Laureate Boori Monty Pryor entertained Australian Catholic University (ACU) staff and 100 school students from St Anne’s and St Martha’s Strathfield on Friday 8 June 2012. The staff and school children were so enthralled they blogged about … READ MORE

Shake a Leg promoted by Booktrust UK

  Boori's picture book Shake  a Leg, illustrated by Jan Ormerod, is highly praised by the UK's Booktrust charity (responsible for the Children's Laureate in the UK). Here's their review: "This award-winning picture book celebrates the diversity of peoples and … READ MORE

Rugged Times blog Interviews Laureate Alison Lester

Driz-Bone clothing store - which since 1898 has been producing genuine, rugged apparel made for the individuals and industries shaping the Australian outdoor way of life - recently interviewed Children's Laureate Alison Lester on their blog. Rugged Times. With a … READ MORE

Bringing everyone 'into the circle'

Ben Jones, a former student of Laburnum Primary School, was so inspired by meeting Laureate Boori Monty Pryor and reading his book "Maybe Tomorrow", written with Meme McDonald, that he created this News Broadcast book review. This creative response encapsulates Alison … READ MORE

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