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Summer Reading List For Kids & YA

January 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Clare Sawyer, Head of Children’s and YA Programs, compiles her picks of the best summer reads for little kids, big kids and teens — from Richard Roxburgh’s [...]

Children’s Festival of Moving Stories 2016

January 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

The 2016 Children’s Festival of Moving Stories marked some important firsts for the Sydney Writers’ Festival team. It was the first year Russ the Story Bus toured [...]

A Festival roundup from Little Book Owl

May 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

It would have been hard to miss Catriona Feeney, AKA Little Book Owl, over the past few weeks. As our YA Ambassador, Catriona wrote blogs, gave interviews and created some [...]

How well do you know your YA authors?

May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ready for our YA events on Sunday? Our YA Ambassador Catriona has delivered another video to tide you over until then! _____ I’ve gathered some fun and interesting facts [...]

Little Book Owl interviews Will Kostakis

May 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Our YA Ambassador Catriona AKA Little Book Owl is back with a special interview with Will Kostakis, the amazing award-winning YA author who is hosting TeenCon1 (sold out) and [...]

Getting Russ the Story Bus back on the road

November 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Last year we had the crazy idea of turning an old Sydney bus into a mobile library and book exchange so we borrowed a bus, put in some pretty basic shelves and stocked them [...]
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