Kim Kane’s When the Lyrebird Calls takes flight

Our Liz reports from the launch of Kim Kane’s When the Lyrebird Calls at Readings Books glorious new Children’s shop in Carlton, where Sofie Laguna helped send this delightful new timeslip novel into the world. 

‘It was so good.’ We’re talking about the recent launch of Kim Kane’s When the Lyrebird Calls, where more than 60 publishing and book-loving people packed out Readings Kids in Carlton.… Read the rest


Around the world in ten books

Are you longing for a holiday? So are we! It’s that time of the year when the holidays are so close yet so far away. If you can’t wait to take a break, we’ve put together a list of our favourite fiction from the past year set in far flung locales around the globe, and what’s more – you can win the lot!… Read the rest


Diary of a series redesign: the final cover designs – revealed!

In the final part of our series on book cover design & redesigning a book series, we reveal our final cover designs for The Hidden Series by Lian Tanner.

We’ve taken you through many stages of the process, from our initial need for new book covers, the direction of the cover design and covers meeting, finding a cover illustrator, assessing the cover roughs and now here we are, with finished covers! 

Are you peeking?… Read the rest