What the judges said about Unforgotten: NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2013

The NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2013 were presented at a dinner held at the State Library of NSW in May. The judges’ comments for each finalist book were printed in the program for… Continue reading

Southern Highlands Writers’ Festival

Tohby Riddle will be presenting a number of his books at the Southern Highlands Writer’s Festival in Bowral, NSW. The session is at 10 am Friday 12 July 2013. More information about SHWF.

NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2013

Unforgotten by Tohby Riddle has been shortlisted for the Ethel Turner Prize in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Full List.

From the Cutting Room Floor #3

In 2010, while roaming the British Museum, I was struck by the extraordinary range of ways that humans – across cultures and millennia – have represented the human face. No matter the style or… Continue reading

Storylines Festival 2013, Perth

Tohby Riddle will be running a workshop and presenting to students from Year 4 to Year 12, on 21–22 March. at the Storylines Festival 2013, Perth. The event, organised by All Saints College,… Continue reading

Unforgotten in Book Design Awards

Unforgotten by Tohby Riddle has been shortlisted in the Best Designed Children’s Picture Book category of the Australian Publishers’ Association Book Design Awards 2013. Full list.

Adelaide Writers’ Week, 2013

Tohby Riddle will be appearing in two events at Adelaide Writers’ Week on Sunday March 3. They are a Story Tent session from 10.10–10.40 am and a panel session: The Art of the Picture… Continue reading

Indie Awards 2013

Unforgotten has been shortlisted in the 2013 Australian Independent Bookseller Awards (The Indie Awards), which is voted on by the independent booksellers of Australia. Full Shortlist.

Stephen Toakley, Composer of the Unforgotten Trailer Music

Those who’ve seen the book trailer for Unforgotten will have heard its original piano score. (Those who haven’t can see – and listen to – the trailer below.) The music was composed and… Continue reading

How to sell picture books for people of all ages

The picture book is first and foremost a format. And one with immense potential for communicating ideas and narrative. Many picture books are created specifically with a child audience in mind because the… Continue reading