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Postcards From Abroad
Melbourne City Reads
By Jon Tjhia·In Children’s books·Thursday, 19th February 2015
Yesterday, Julia Donaldson wrapped our GALAs 2015 series with a special interactive storytelling afternoon at Geelong West Town Hall. If you weren't there, here's what you missed.
This was the final event in our GALAs 2015 series, celebrating our fifth birthday.
We'll bring you video of Julia Donaldson in Melbourne soon; meanwhile, you can watch (and share) In Five. A Gala Debate on 2020 and On Five. A Gala Night of Storytelling.
By Alex Landragin
All week we’ve run a series of articles on kids' and young adult books to coincide with the inaugural Children’s Book Festival this Sunday from 10am to 4pm.
Today we finish the series by following up on a story we ran last week, when the UK’s education secretary Michael Gove suggested school kids should be reading 50 books a year. The Guardian reports that…
By Jo Case