Category Archives: Book Week 2011

Hamlet – “Staged on the Page”

Nicki Greenberg’s Hamlet is a version like no other. She has taken Shakespeare’s play and created a sumptuous 430+ paged graphic novel version. It’s an interesting version because Greenberg has incorporated ideas of staging Hamlet into the book.  As she … Continue reading

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Mirror by Jeannie Baker

Jeannie Baker is a well known artist and children’s book author/illustrator. Her most recent book is Mirror, which today was announced as the joint winner of the Picture Book of the Year. Well deserved it is too. Some of our … Continue reading

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Book of the Year 2011 – Winners

The CBCA Book of the Year Awards have just been announced today. Congratulations to the following winners. Please note that we do not have all of these books in our school library. The ones marked with * we do have. … Continue reading

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Graffiti Moon

Lucy – Has just finished Year 12, and sets out to find Shadow, a graffiti artist whose work she feels a connection with. Ed – A guy with a past connection to Lucy. They once had a date which ended … Continue reading

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CBCA Book Shortlist

The CBCA Book of the Year Shortlist has recently been announced. The Shortlist contains 6 titles in each of the different sections with the ultimate winners being announced at the start of Book Week in August. More about the Book … Continue reading

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