Archives for February 2012

Ships in the Field by Susanne Gervay illustrated by Anna Pignataro: book launch #love2read

Ships in the Field, by Susanne Gervay, illustrated by Anna Pignataro, was launched by Lisa Forrest on Friday 17 February at the Hughenden Hotel in Woollahra. Never having written a picture book before, Gervay was asked by her publisher to to write a novel about ‘finding home’. She decided not to because she wanted to […]

National Year of Reading Launch 2012, State Library of NSW #love2read

On the evening of 14 February 2012, there was an official launch of the National Year of Reading 2012 at the State Library of New South Wales. There were four speakers: the State Librarian, Dr Alex Byrne, radio broadcaster/author Richard Glover, NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell, and last but by no means least, children’s author and […]

National Year of Reading Launch 2012 at Bowen Library #love2read

It was all about book love — hearts, glitter, chocolate and some very special guests made for a fabulous launch of the National Year of Reading 2012 at Bowen Library. Tuesday 14 February, Library Lovers Day, was the official launch date of Australia’s National Year of Reading 2012 and Councillor Scott Nash, Mayor of Randwick, […]

The Lucy Family Alphabet by Judith Lucy read by Judith Lucy (audiobook)

The Lucy Family Alphabet (Judith Lucy, read by Judith Lucy, Bolinda audio, cd, $34.95, ISBN 9781742017709) Comedienne Judith Lucy says her family’s ‘view of normal wasn’t always everyone else’s’ and she’s not kidding! She had her first shower at 15. Until then, her mother had told her the shower was broken. The maggots her father […]

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