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Eight hundred students from seventy-eight different schools from around the country entered our NAIDOC Week competition to win a set of books written and illustrated by Indigenous creators! To enter each student coloured in an illustration created exclusively for Reading Australia by artist Grace Fielding, the illustrator of The Lizard Gang, written by Kirra Somerville. […]

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Last term we gave away ten $100 Booktopia vouchers, and this term we’re offering the same prize, but with a different challenge! We will give five $100 Booktopia vouchers to students and another five to their school libraries. This competition is run in partnership with the Australian Library and Information Association and is designed to […]

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Thank you to all the teachers and students who entered the Reading Australia 10-word challenge competition. This competition was run in partnership with the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and was shared by librarians around the country. Over 1300 students took up the challenge to describe their favourite Reading Australia book in ten words […]

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To celebrate NAIDOC Week we are giving two primary students in Australia the opportunity to win a stack of books written and illustrated by Indigenous creators! The Lizard Gang will introduce your students to Zed, Boo, Eliza and Zoro – a spirited gang of monitor lizards who are constantly trying to outdo each other. They live deep in […]

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EDIT: THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. We are giving away ten $100 Booktopia vouchers in total – five to students and another five to their school libraries! This competition is run in partnership with the Australian Library and Information Association and is designed to encourage students to explore Australian books. Who can enter? The competition is […]

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Thank you to all the teachers and students who entered our Leigh Hobbs colouring competition. We received over 1200 entries from students all across the country! Congratulations to the winners, who each won a book prize pack. They were: Madalina, Year 2, Airdale Primary School, SA Gabrielle, Year 5, St Francis Xavier’s Primary School, NSW […]

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In a few short months, it will be time to bid farewell to the 2016/17 Children’s Laureate, Mr Leigh Hobbs. He delights young readers and adults alike with his unique style of illustration and ironic manner of writing. Leigh has spent his two years as the Laureate travelling the country ‘to champion creative opportunities for children, and to highlight the […]

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Thank you to all the teachers and students who entered our Mad Magpie colouring competition during Reconciliation Week. We received over 550 entries from students all across the country! Congratulations to the winners, who each won a book prize pack. They were: Fellishia, Year 2, Nulsen Primary School, WA Jacob, Year 4, Northfield Primary School, SA […]

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We are thrilled to introduce you to the winner of our ‘Win a trip to the AATE/ALEA Conference’ competition! Name: Deborah Peters School: Georges Hall PS This year is teaching: Kindergarten Fun fact: has been a part of the Salvation Army since childhood. Deborah’s winning entry was a unit of work that integrated activities from the […]

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To celebrate Reconciliation Week AND the first release of our Indigenous resources created in partnership with Magabala Books, we are giving two primary students in Australia the opportunity to win a stack of books published by Magabala! In Mad Magpie, written and illustrated by Gregg Dreise, Guluu is an angry magpie who is being teased by a gang of […]

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