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Latest news: Childrens book

Canberra author highlights creatures of the Ice Age

Local author Bronwyn Saunders shines the light on one an overlooked Ancient Australian creatures in Diprotodon: A Megafauna Journey.

Canberra author celebrates first day of school in new book

Canberra author Rhiân Williams captures the milestone of the first day of school in the picture book Surprise at the End of Onkaparinga Lane.

Canberra author inspires young readers to follow their dreams

Young Canberra author, Lochana Radaliyagoda, wants to ensure that no children lose their spark with her picture book, Feel the Flame.

Royal Australian Mint celebrates the birthday of a special emu

The Royal Australian Mint has celebrated the 35th birthday of children’s book Edward the Emu with a series of collectible coins.

Disgusting, dirty, wonderfully fun, The Twits come to Queanbeyan

The classic Roald Dhal play 'The Twits' comes to The Q – Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre on 13-15 July.

Canberra region author tells of robots and AI in new kids’ book

Gaz Anson explores the world of AI and how it could be misused in his new fun fast paced children’s book, Stop! Robot!

Canberra author tells of bunyips and stars in debut children’s book

The traditional and the new come together in the new book from Canberra preschool teacher Adam Duncan and illustrated by Paul Lalo, Bunyip and the Stars

Canberra creatives revisit warmth of childhood in ‘Cloudspotting’

Many moments from childhood follow us through life, evoked by a familiar place, smell or feeling, and transporting us back to that treasured time. For Canberra author Samantha Tidy, moments spent on the ocean with her father have always held a special place in her heart; moments she has captured in her newest children’s book, 'Cloudspotting'.

Magpies mark 20 years on from Canberra firestorm

The Canberra community was impacted when fires tore through the region 20 years ago, homes were destroyed, lives were lost, and people remain affected to this day.

New book educates children about online safety

The AFP has published a book, Jack Changes the Game, to help protect children from online child sexual exploitation.

ANU researcher educates children young and old

ANU researcher Dr Bjorn Sturmberg has written a new children's book, Amy's Balancing Act, to educate readers about renewable energy.