News Releases

JUNE 10, 2024

Three New Stories From Story Box Hub!

BY STORY BOX HUB


StoryBox Hub has three wonderful new stories to share, celebrating resilience, self-acceptance and finding your place in the world. We can’t wait to share them with you!


Too Loud Lily is the delightful story of Lily Hippo, someone who everyone thinks is just too LOUD!  Everyone, that is, until Miss Loopiola, the new music and drama teacher. With her help, Lily discovers that she’s exactly the right kind of loud. 

Written by Sofie Laguna, illustrated by Kerry Argent and performed by the incomparable Dolly Diamond, come and celebrate finding your voice, and your place in the world!

 

 

Wai Chim is back with another heartwarming story, Last-Place LinExcited about her first school sports day, Lin is racing for her house, Red House. Things don’t turn out the way she’d planned - but that’s okay! 

Wai Chim, with acclaimed illustrator Freda Chiu, presents this wonderful - and relatable - story about resilience and celebrating personal victories. Read it here!

 

 

Come and meet the fabulous Gymnastica Fantastica. From teapot to ninja squat, this joyful story will somersault your young readers to delightful new heights! 

Written and illustrated by award-winning talent, Briony Stewart, and read by proud Warumungu/Yawuru woman, Megan Waters, this wonderful story will make you laugh out-loud!

 

 

Enjoy!

Need high resolution images of these storytellers for your promotions? Download here!

Recent News Releases

StoryBox has some wonderful new releases to share with you

June 28, 2024

Too Loud Lily is the delightful story of Lily Hippo who discovers - with the help of Miss Loopiola, her new music and drama teacher - that she’s exactly the right kind of loud. Written by Sofie Laguna, illustrated by Kerry Argent and performed by the incomparable Dolly Diamond, this story...
Read more

Author Visit with Seana Smith!

June 20, 2024

 We were very lucky to receive a visit from Seana Smith! We toured the James Bennett warehouse and asked MANY a question!  Was there an extra challenge with writing your personal story, over your other non fiction titles? What were they???My past work, including The Australian Autism Handbook, Beyond the Baby...
Read more

IFLA/Baker & Taylor Public Library of the Year Award

June 12, 2024

   The “Public Library of the Year” award is presented by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) with the aim of honouring new public libraries. Baker & Taylor is proud new main sponsor of the award.The award is presented to a library somewhere in the world, that has...
Read more

Three New Stories From Story Box Hub!

June 10, 2024

StoryBox Hub has three wonderful new stories to share, celebrating resilience, self-acceptance and finding your place in the world. We can’t wait to share them with you!Too Loud Lily is the delightful story of Lily Hippo, someone who everyone thinks is just too LOUD!  Everyone, that is, until Miss Loopiola, the...
Read more

Story Box Library has SIX new wonderful stories to share with you.

May 14, 2024

 Let’s Build A Boat, a celebration of imagination and friendship is the newest book from Jane Godwin - and written in rhyme (how cool is that?). Illustrated by debut artist Meg Rennie, this joyful story is presented by the charming Sean Szeps.    I Feel The World is a gorgeous story of...
Read more

VOX Books is coming!

May 5, 2024

James Bennett and Library Ideas Enter Agreement to Bring Vox Books to Schools and Libraries in ANZVOX Books™ to be exclusively available through leading local library supplierJames Bennett, the leading local Australian library supplier, and Library Ideas, an innovative media publisher, announce a strategic fulfillment agreement for the VOX Books™...
Read more

More articles

SIGN UP FOR OUR ENEWSLETTER

New enewsletter service featuring all new content to ensure your library has everything it needs to meet patron demands. Subscribe here.

Contact Us (Send us a message)

James Bennett
Unit 3, 114 Old Pittwater Road
Brookvale NSW 2100, Australia
P: +61 2 8988 5000