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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! 

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Fictional Small Towns You Should Visit

Holly Throsby’s debut novel Goodwood takes readers deep into the heart of an everyday, small rural NSW town, which feels so familiar – whether you grew up in one yourself or have spent time in a small town, certain things are universal.… Read the rest


The story behind Small Things

We recently published Mel Tregonning’s stunning graphic novel Small Things, but before completing the book Mel took her own life. However, thanks to the efforts of her family and help of Shaun Tan in completing the final pages, we can now share the beautiful and heartbreaking legacy to this talented illustrator.Read the rest


Relive #YAFanFest16 – a night of celebrating Young Adult books!

We held our first ever Festival of all things YA in Sydney, with #YAFanFest16 hosting Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff, Garth Nix, Deborah Biancotti and Margo Lanagan, as well as over 200 attendees keen to hear about our upcoming releases and from the authors on a wide range of topics. For those who missed out, and those who were there and want to relive it, you can do so here with our video from the night and collection of posts from social media below (we recommend you watch the video in one window and scroll the tweets in another!).… Read the rest