Anzac Workshop at The Shrine of Remembrance

Shrine of Remembrance – Anzac Workshop Have you ever heard about Digger, the dog who was smuggled onto a troop ship by his owner in the First World War? Or the incredible tale of a carrier pigeon that helped save a patrol in the Second World War? Uncover these remarkable stories and more in an […]

Between the Pages – Exhibition at Dromkeen!

Between the Pages Exhibition opening @ The Dromkeen Homestead NOVEMBER 12th at 12:45pm – 3:00pm The exhibition features the picturebook art of children’s writers and illustrators Leigh Hobbs, Anne James, Gabrielle Wang, and Mark Wilson. Dromkeen Homestead. 1012 Gisborne/Kilmore Road, Riddell’s Creek, Victoria  We will also be officially launching Mark’s new picture-book Caroline during the […]

Caroline – New Release!!!

Caroline is the true story of Caroline Chisholm, All who went before her did their part in helping shape Australia into a confident, progressive and vibrant society. But when Caroline arrived in Australia, she thrived on the challenges facing her to help the many orphans, migrants and destitute girls she found living on the streets […]

Votes for Women!: The story of Nellie, Rose and Mary

A stirring story of the women who first won the right to vote in Australia – inspired by real people and historical events In 1890, Rose Birks and her stepdaughter, Nellie, two strong-willed and determined women, began writing letters and attending meetings to help improve the lives of women and children in their home city […]

Subbie And His Mate – New Release!!!

Subbie and his mate is a story about the 1992 Melbourne Cup winner Subzero and his mate, Graham Salisbury. Every morning Subbie would wait at the gate for Graham, and every morning they would talk. Subbie’s eyes watched Graham wherever he went and, whenever he could, he followed. When Subzero won the Melbourne Cup in […]

ANZAC Drawing Workshop ’22

2022 ANZAC Drawing Workshop. Celebrate Australian Children’s Literature @ The Dromkeen Homestead APRIL 23rd at 01:00pm to 03:00pm Dromkeen Homestead. 1012 Gisborne/Kilmore Road, Riddell’s Creek, Victoria  Mark will introduce children and adults to the secrets of simple illustrations, featuring his award winning picture-books Digger and Flapper VC Workshop Tickets: $30 Adult, $10 Child, FREE for […]

Colin Rodrick Award 2021 – Eureka!

Eureka!: A story of the Goldfields is the first picturebook to be longlisted for the Colin Rodrick Award! The Margaret and Colin Roderick Literary Award is one of Australia’s oldest and esteemed literary awards, founded in 1967 by Professor Colin Roderick, an Australian writer, editor, academic and educator. Congratulations to Sofie Laguna for her novel […]

Rachel’s War AND Tupaia, Issac & Cook – Double Book Launch at Dromkeen!

Rachel’s War AND Tupaia, Issac & Cook to be launched @ The Dromkeen Homestead APRIL 17th at 11:30am Followed at 1pm by a Drawing Workshop! Dromkeen Homestead. 1012 Gisborne/Kilmore Road, Riddell’s Creek, Victoria  We will also be launching his previous picture-books; A New Prayer for the Animals AND Eureka! which were delayed due to the […]