Literature Festival for Kids

Pigeons favourites Ford Street Publishing are proving once again the enormity of their radness. Not satisfied to be publishers of engaging, relevant titles for young people that challenge conventions, Ford Street will be giving kids the opportunity to pick the brains of their authors in a very special one-day Literature Festival for Kids. On Friday 19th November fourteen awesome authors and...

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Stick ’em up!

Stick ’em up!

Be careful if you’re wandering down Errol Street in the next few weeks because a skeleton monster with seventy-two eyes has taken over a class at North Melbourne Primary School, along with a hundred-legged bug eater and a car-eating boy! It’s all part of the Pigeons visual literacy project, This is a Stick-Up! For the next six weeks the students of Mark Quinn’s grade 1/2 class...

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Jen Breach is Inside a Dog!

In case you haven’t checked it out already, vastly talented comic creator and Pigeons author, Jen Breach, is spending the month of August blogging for the Centre of Youth Literature’s YA website Inside a Dog. If you ever had an inkling that there was more to comics than The Phantom*, make sure you drop by the site! *Not that we’re disrespecting the Ghost Who...

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Fire-breathing piranhas and exploding toilets

Fire-breathing piranhas and exploding toilets

These past weeks have seen some exciting progress on the stories and comics our Pigeons Letters partners are creating. The tales include fire-breathing piranhas, break-dancing evil masterminds, historically accurate war journals, ecological disasters, bored demons, exploding toilets, slumbering protagonists and one very large baby. Having spent some time drafting and redrafting their story...

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