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‘Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.’ – Groucho Marx

Jackie French

Jackie French AM is an award-winning writer, wombat negotiator and was the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2014-2015 and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. In 2016 Jackie became a  Member of the Order of Australia for her  contribution to children’s literature and her advocacy for youth literacy. She is regarded as one of Australia’s most popular children’s authors, and writes across all genres – from picture books, history, fantasy, ecology and sci-fi to her much loved historical fiction. Share a Story was the primary philosophy behind Jackie’s two-year term as Laureate.

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Best Mermaid Tales

Here's something you probably don't know. My doorbell plays "Under the Sea" from The Little Mermaid. And here's something you probably do know. There is a live action film adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's The Little Mermaid that is due for release in August 2018. So to get in a...

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