BOOK REVIEW: BETOOTA’S AUSTRALIA

  When you’re a kid from a small, country town, the prospect of leaving home and moving to the big smoke can be scary. The guys from The Betoota Advocate know all about this so they’ve written Betoota’s Australia – A Guide to the Great Southern Land by Australia’s Oldest Newspaper (although in truth, it’s actually by…

BOOK REVIEW: ROLAND HARVEY – ON THE RIVER

Roland Harvey’s family adventure series has included trips to the beach, bush and farm. His latest picture book, On The River is set on Australia’s Murray River. It’s a story that will engage adults and children alike thanks to its light and whimsical text, colourful watercolour illustrations and rather detailed and informative facts. This book…

INTERVIEW: ANNA COSSU ABOUT GINGER MEGGS

                      Ginger Meggs is quintessentially Australian. A loveable, red-haired larrikin and young boy who has a gang, loves playing cricket and gets up to all sorts of mischief. The comic strip is Australia’s longest-running and most popular one and has had a total of five…