Tweeted reflections on the #BolognaBookFair by Jackie French

Back from Bologna's International Laureate Summit and processing its wonders. (Blog still to come.) The Books Illustrated 'Hello! from Australia' exhibition and APA Stand: it showcased not just the books, but the heart of Australian culture and art and children's … READ MORE

10 Children's Laureates at the #BolognaBookFair Summit

The Australian Children's Literature Alliance were thrilled to be part of the planning for the Second International Children's Laureate Summit at Bologna Children's Book Fair 2015. For the public Summit event 10 Laureates performed in celebration of the power of … READ MORE

A string of Bologna Book Fair tweets from Jackie French

                  (First Summit event: Eoin Colfer (Irish Laureate), Jackie French (Australian Laureate),  Katarina von Numers Ekman, (Finnish-Swedish Laureate), Henrika Andersson, (Finnish Laureate), Malorie Blackman (UK Laureate), Johanna Lindbäck (Swedish Laureate). Tweets really do tell a … READ MORE

Jackie French in Support of Seniors' Week

Jackie French in Support of Seniors' Week, March 2015 Seniors' Week: The Grandma Effect#1: having grandchildren to give books to. Seniors' Week: The Grandma Effect#2: having friends' grandchildren to give books to. Seniors' Week: The Grandma Effect#3:seeing  every child at … READ MORE

March: Navigate a Story - Share a Story Calendar

March 2015 - Navigate a Story View this email in your browser   Discover books from across the sea! Let us know what you find! @OzLaureate #shareastorycalendar #navigateastory Download your Share a Story Calendar 2015 from the Laureate website! Shh. This is … READ MORE

Where to hunt a book in your house?

Where to find  book in our house... (#Huntastory ideas by Jackie French) #1 60 metre high bookshelves in our bookroom! (okay, maybe not quite that high) #2 Under my bed (the ones that were in the book pile by my … READ MORE

The Pyjama Foundation

In her role as Australian Children's Laureate Jackie French aims to shine a light on successful reading initiatives around Australia. Her focus organisation for February is the of which Jackie is now a Parton alongside other well-known authors, Andy Griffiths, Nick … READ MORE

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