Thursday, January 12, 2012

An exciting year ahead

Happy New Year to all!

2012 will be an exciting year for New Frontier. Our new website will be launched in the next couple of weeks and our first title for 2012 has just arrived.

Professor Fred Hollows written by Hazel Edwards is the third book in our Aussie Heroes series. It will give children an insight into the many great things Fred Hollows achieved in his lifetime and beyond.

This year is also the National Year of Reading and we hope you will join us in celebrating the joy of books throughout the year. Peter Carnavas’ title for 2012 reflects children’s passion for books. The Children Who Loved Books will be released in May.

Our new junior fiction series, Little Rockets launches in April with Katie and the Leprechaun by Kathryn England, followed by three fabulous new titles. All of them are fast paced junior fiction with coloured illustrations to entice children to pick up a book and read independently.

The Totally Twins series continues with a fourth installment celebrating the girls 11th birthday. Persephone and Portia will be celebrating in style!

This is just a snapshot of some of our releases this year. We hope children and adults continue to find joy in our books.

Here is a little something to help you kick off 2012 – a year celebrating books.

Friday, December 16, 2011

We are celebrating Jane Austen's birthday today!

Jane Austen turns 236 today. To celebrate we are giving away a $25 voucher for our online store with every copy of Mr Darcy purchased today.

Who can forget the first lines of Pride and Prejudice, published 198 years ago:
"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."

Happy Birthday Jane Austen!

Friday, December 9, 2011

Your most eccentric Christmas family tradition

We have a fabulous Christmas picture book for this year.

To celebrate the release of Lily’s Wish we are giving away two copies today.

We just need you to tell us your most eccentric Christmas family tradition. The more eccentric the better!

We will select winners at the end of today.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Mr Darcy will be launched this Sunday at idyllic Marks and Gardner Gallery

We would love to see you on Sunday at the launch of Mr Darcy. 

If you feel like putting your creative skills to the test let us know your imaginative title for a new Pride and Prejudice mash-up. Leave your  creative titles here to win a copy of Mr Darcy. Winners will be announced next Wednesday.

Come and join us for the final Kids Book Swap of 2011

Come and join us for our Christmas themed Kids Book Swap this afternoon. We will be celebrating with our Christmas title, Lily's Wish.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Come and join us for the launch of Nancy Bentley @fullersbookshop in Tasmania

Three years ago we heard the story of Nancy Bentley, the first Australian female sailor. A former naval officer told the story to a group of children at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

Tracey Hawkins made contact with Nancy’s grandson Allan and began writing the story of Nancy Bentley. Set in 1920 in Port Arthur, Tasmania, this story features beautiful illustrations by Jacqui Grantford reflecting the time and place.

Nancy Bentley will be launched on the 26th November at Fullers Bookshop in Hobart.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Peter Carnavas goes on a blog tour

Peter Carnavas, the author of the Little Treasures, is about to begin his blog tour. Over the next couple of weeks you can catch up with Peter at the most brilliant blogs below.

Peter will be answering questions, giving some insights into being a published author and will even be doing a bit of illustrating.

24th October Be A Fun Mum 

25th October Books For Little Hands

31st October Reading Upside Down

2nd November Squiggle Mum 

 3rd November Life In A Pink Fibro

 4th November  The Book Chook

 7th November  Kids Book Review

8th November My Little Bookcase