Davina And The Crime Ring

Davina And The Crime Ring

Bestselling children’s book author Davina Bell shares what keeps her excited and involved in the Early Harvest project and how she came up with a story of the world’s worst detective.

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A Purse Full of Clues

A Purse Full of Clues

For early harvest issue six, we asked children from Melbourne’s west to dig into the crimes and murder mysteries lurking in their neighbourhoods. Here’s an extract from The Up and Down Case! uncovered by Lili Rivera from St Monica’s Primary School. Illustration by Cameron Baker.

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Letters from Literary Outposts

Letters from Literary Outposts

English teachers at Hoppers Crossing Secondary College recently journeyed down the trapdoor on a quest for tips, tricks and tools to transform Year 8 students into brilliant, majestic talespinners. Ernest Price, Director of English, sent us a letter sharing all the fun the teachers and students have had since.

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Meet the crime masters

Meet the crime masters

Former Early Harvest editor and current mentor Caitlin (age 13) caught up with criminal masterminds Mary (age 10) and Grace (age 11) to uncover the mysterious goings-on at the weekly early harvest issue six editorial meets over the last ten weeks!

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Early Harvest 2017 launch

Early Harvest 2017 launch

You are invited to the launch of Early Harvest 2017, a magazine by children for children. The theme this year is CRIME and MURDER MYSTERY, and it features mind-boggling mysteries, diabolical villains, criminal quizzes and nefarious games by aspiring young writers from Melbourne’s west and a sprinkling of Australia’s best-loved children’s book authors.

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