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June 18, 2020 — Penguin Random House announced today that one million copies of Bluey books have sold in Australia.
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Winner to be announced on 16 July 2020.
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And the winner is...
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We’re delighted to announce the publication of Richard Flanagan’s new novel, The Living Sea of Waking Dreams, in October 2020.
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Smiling Mind is Australia's #1 mindfulness app.
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​In 2020, our favourite lovable puppy celebrates his 40th birthday and we're celebrating!

Extracts

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I am a white woman.
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In all the years that Elinora Gassbeck had been matron of the Little Tulip Orphanage, not once had the Rules of Baby Abandonment been broken.
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I’m sooooo happy you’re coming to my wedding in Capri!
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Zola Angelica lives with her mum and her Nonna Rosa.
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Luxury rural retreat Ideal for families or groups (no hens or stags)
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It was my mother who took me to the police station.

Articles

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This month we explore racism, identity, education and love in James Baldwin’s searing essay collection Dark Days.
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Australia's favourite authors read some of our most-loved picture books.
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Hazelwood author Tom Doig offers a timeline of events preceding one of Victoria’s worst industrial disasters.
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Because road tripping is the new jet setting!
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Plus a visit from Andrew Daddo!
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Read the rainbow!

Recipes

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With pink pickled onions.
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With peanuts, marshmallows and chocolate.
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With chilli, lemon and garlic beans.
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A mash of ripe bananas is delicious baked in this sweet, bread-like cake, while spices and nuts add flavour and crunch.
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Use up those ripes bananas in this easy, delicious recipe.
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A divine recipe from How to be a Domestic Goddess.

Q&A

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Author of AUSSIE KIDS: MEET MIA AT THE JETTY, Janeen Brian, takes us behind the scenes of her work.
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The international bestselling author on cryptozoology, life in the 1950s and writing the ending early.
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The Bluffs author takes us deep into the Tasmanian wilderness.
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The co-host of The High Low and author of How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?
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Learn more about the science of running with physiotherpaist, Chris Napier, as he provides some insights on his book.
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The 2019 Penguin Literary Prize winner on her inspiration, writing process and club sandwiches.

Activities

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Learn about famous inventors and then have a go at designing your own invention!
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A lonely piglet, a heart full of hope and a message in a bottle.
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Learn how to become an Earth protector with this educational home project pack!
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Got a teenager at home?
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Yoga is a great way to work on your mental and physical wellbeing.
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Share the joy of LEGO bricks with the whole family.

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Take your literary discussions into new territories – at an appropriate distance.
Book Clubs
Travel to ancient times and back again with Mark Haddon’s transcendent, spellbinding novel.
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Invite your reading group on a French escapade with a twist.
Book Clubs
Treat your reading group to a suspenseful thrill ride like no other.
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Challenge your reading group to consider the biggest questions of our times.
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Transport your reading group to our not-too-distant future.