News Releases

MAY 16, 2023

Story Box Library: The Best and Brightest in Australian Children's Literature

BY STORY BOX LIBRARY


Learn more about the best and brightest in Australian children’s literature, featuring diverse and engaging stories told by exciting storytellers on Story Box Library.

Learn more about the best and brightest in Australian children’s literature, featuring diverse and engaging stories told by exciting storytellers on Story Box Library.

 

Discover more about writers, illustrators and storytellers with Story Box Library’s Short Films, featuring popular and award-winning Australian creators:

Aaron Blabey: Explore his studio, find out how he records his story ideas and finds a rhythm for his verses.

 

Davina Bell: It always comes back to books for us and the same rings true for this author.

 

Tony Wilson: Creating a good story means being observant and looking around in the world, but mostly, 
Tony Wilson just wants to make kids laugh!

 

John Marsden:Creating stories that are relevant and helpful to young adults and children that explore 
difficult subjects in a way that is empowering to audiences.

 

The new Resources section features Activity Time resources, searchable by theme and filters. Explore activity materials linked to the growing digital collection with a focus on writing and narrative.

With 24/7 access to a world of stories, it’s Storytime, Anytime!

 

 

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