February

 

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Ford Street

 
 

Best wishes for 2017 from Ford Street and Creative Net Speakers’ Agency

Everyone is welcome to the launch of Paul Collins’ Harry Kruize, Born to Lose and Michael Panckridge’s Legends books Down the Line and Clearing the Pack.

Michael Pryor will be our launcher for the afternoon. Come along and have a chat with him and many other authors and illustrators who will be in attendance.

Where: 162 Hoddle Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Date: Sunday March 19
Time: Noon
RSVP March 15, Terrie,
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Upcoming Titles

Check out our latest titles due soon:
Harry Kruize, Born to Lose by Paul Collins
Down the Line and Clearing the Pack by Michael Panckridge
Glitch, by Michelle Worthington and illustrated by Andrew Plant
Ready, Steady, Hatch! by Ben Long and illustrated by DM Cornish
Great Goal! Marvellous Mark! by Katrina Germein and illustrated by Janine Dawson.

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Book Week

CBCA Children’s Book Week 2017 runs from 18-25 August.

The theme this year is Escape to Everywhere.

Go to Creative Net Speakers’ Agency to book an author/illustrator visit to make your Book Week extra special.
www.creativenetspeakers.com

 

 

Themed Workshops

Looking for an author or illustrator to cover ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day?

Andrew Plant the author/illustrator of The Poppy is based in Victoria, while Pamela Rushby, the author of Flora’s War, is available for workshops in Queensland.

 

Literary Festivals

Thinking of hosting a literary event? Contact us for a quote. It’s not as expensive as you might think. We provide the authors and illustrators, the MC, schedule, and show bags – the lot!

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New Short Story Collections

Ford Street’s publisher, Paul Collins
(in collaboration with Meredith Costain and illustrated by Anil Tortop), has two new collections of short stories out with Scholastic in February.

Check out 6 Minute Stories for 6 year olds and 7 Minute Stories for 7 year olds.

[ISBNs 9781760156992 & 9781760157005]

Creative Net News

David Caddy is now represented by Creative Net Speakers’ Agency.

Welcome to the team!

Remember, we don’t charge a booking fee!

 

 

Grand Opening

Gondor Writers' Centre's new workshop venue at Landsborough (Qld) is ready to go!!

Please join us for our opening party on February 11th at 2 pm.
Meet author Paul Collins who will launch the venue.

All attendees will go into a draw to win a FREE workshop of their choice.

See the website for more details:
http://www.gondorwriterscentre.com/breaking-news

New Distributors

Just a reminder that we're now represented by NewSouth Books and distributed by TL Distribution. Contact details below.

Best wishes,
The Ford Street team

 
 
 
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