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Australia: Illustrated Launch

Australia Illustrated Book Launch

This November marks the release of Tania McCartney’s latest book, Australia: Illustrated.
Everyone’s favourite bookstore, Harry Hartog will be holding a launch on Saturday the 5th of November at 11am. Book reading and signings, nibbles and even goodie bags will be available!

But the fun actually starts in the week leading up to November, where there will be a virtual launch of Australia: Illustrated on Tania’s site! Running from the 24th to 31st of October, there will be lots of exciting Australia: Illustrated happenings, including giveaways, interviews and the book trailer reveal – there’s even a chance to name some of the book’s characters!

Australia: Illustrated Virtual Launch


                  Click here to visit Tania’s Site

Tania McCartney's Website

EK Books – The New Kid on the Block met with acclaim at The Sydney SCBWI 2016

eksydneyscbwiLast weekend saw a talented panel from the EK Books team open the 2016 Sydney SCBWI  Conference.

EK Publisher Anouska Jones, along with authors and illustrators Katrina McKelvey, Kirrili Lonergan, Gwynneth Jones and Belinda Landsberry led the conference and discussed the perks and pitfalls of establishing a new picture book imprint.

Here’s a terrific write up from the Sydney SCBWI that is full of praise for the EK team!

Congratulations to everyone involved. While there’s no shortage of challenges and hardships with being the ‘New Kid’ on the scene, one thing is certain – EK Books is here to stay.

EK Books to be at the 2016 Sydney SCBWI Conference

Syd-Conf-logo300pxFrom 4 to 6 September, EK Books will be having some fun at the 2016 Sydney SCBWI Conference. This biannual event is a fantastic opportunity for local and international authors, illustrators and publishers to get together and showcase what’s happening in the wonderful world of children’s books.

This year, EK Publisher Anouska Jones, together with EK authors and illustrators Katrina McKelvey, Kirrili Lonergan, Susan Whelan, Gwynneth Jones and Belinda Landsberry, will be speaking, while Anouska will also be one of the industry professionals offering one-on-one manuscript and portfolio critiques.

Learn more about the event and join the EK crew here: http://australiaeastnz.scbwi.org/sydney-conference-2016/