Sally Rippin – Australian Children’s Laureate 2024-25 Q&A

Sally is Australia’s highest-selling female author, with her fantastic Billie B Brown series having 10 million books in print. Her work includes the highly acclaimed Polly and Buster trilogy and the popular Billie B Brown and Hey Jack! books, which became the highest-selling series for 6-8 year-olds in Australia within the first year of their […]

Stella Prize 2024 Winner – ANNOUNCED

On Thursday the 2nd of May, the 2024 Stella Prize Winner was announced! All of us at QBD Books would like to extend a huge congratulations to Alexis Wright and Giramondo Publishing Company for winning the 2024 Stella Prize with her magnificent novel “Praiseworthy”. “Stella” is a voice for gender equality and cultural change in Australian literature. […]