2020 AAA ONLINE PD CONFERENCE
Welcome to the TRADE FAIR
Better Read Kids is a wonderful venture in children’s literature. We are passionate about providing a creative space for children and young adults to grow and develop their own love of literature. As part of this endeavour, we host regular school holiday workshops in writing and illustrating, host events with children’s authors, run creative writing competitions for children and we visit local schools and community spaces. We do all this with the aim of inspiring a child’s love of books and sparking a child’s creativity.
We'd like to welcome you to our AAA PD Conference Trade Fair and thank our Sponsoring Publishers: Allen & Unwin, Bloomsbury Publishing, Hachette Australia, HarperCollins Australia, Lioncrest Education, Magabala Books, Melbourne University Press, Pantera Press, Penguin Random House, Walker Books and Wild Dingo Publishing, Wild Dog Publishing for their ongoing support. We encourage you to view each of their presentations and to purchase their titles from our conference bookseller Better Read Kids.
Magabala Books is Australia’s leading Indigenous publishing house. Aboriginal owned and led, we celebrate and nurture the talent and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices.
Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent publisher and is the 2020 Publisher of the Year. We have been voted "Publisher of the Year" fourteen times including in the inaugural award in 1992 and eleven times since 2000.
We seek out the best stories. We nurture them. Then we share them. Hachette Australia is a team of expert publishers and passionate readers dedicated to discovering and supporting talented writers and working with them to craft exceptional stories.
Walker Books Australia has been bringing the best of children’s publishing to Australian children for over 20 years and is recognised as a market leader in quality children’s books, publishing award-winning authors and illustrators. The company is dedicated to publishing books of unwavering quality for children and young adults to read and treasure.
Wild Dog Books is a multi-award-winning Australian independent publisher of the best books for children and young people.
We publish beautiful picture books and brilliant non-fiction books that children will devour.
HarperCollins occupies a unique place in Australian and New Zealand publishing. In both nations we are the oldest publisher – with a heritage dating back to the bush ballads and school books of the late nineteenth century – and the most forward thinking in terms of our transition to the global digital world of today.
Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house, established in 1986, with authors who have won the Nobel, Pulitzer and Booker Prizes
Pantera Press sprang to life around the Green family’s kitchen table from a passion to publish great Australian stories that readers across the world would rave about. Founded in 2008, we continue to grow rapidly with a broad focus on championing writing culture by investing in the next generation of both readers and writers.
MUP is Australia’s first and top university press. MUP is the home of agenda-setting political, history and current affairs titles; landmark illustrated art and lifestyle books and the best in Australian academic research and writing. MUP is dedicated to sharing top Australian non-fiction writing with a worldwide audience publishing books and monographs, ebooks and audiobooks.
Founded in 2010, Wild Dingo Press is a vibrant and essential force in the Australian publishing landscape being a vehicle for bringing a personal viewpoint on issues affecting our world.
The Press brings to light the stories of individuals quietly doing extraordinary things, be it exposure of corruption and systemic flaws or the experiences of the disenfranchised, disempowered and dispossessed.
We celebrate writers, stories and ideas that entertain, educate and inspire.
From future classics to cherished favourites, we champion emerging voices and bring readers the highest-quality books from established, award-winning and bestselling authors.
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Quality educational resources to engage students and assist development of their literacy and numeracy skills to their full potential.
Come on a great adventure with author and wildlife photographer Jan Latta.
To create the True to Life Books Jan follows wild animals, taking photographs and writing about them in their natural habitats. She is the ‘voice’ of the animals to help their survival.