Authors and illustrators
Story Box Library: Sally Rippin
Filmed in The Little Library at Melbourne Central, Sally Rippin is back with one of her favourite characters to read The Worry Monsters, a book from her popular Hey Jack! series.
As always, Sally is an absolute delight, and we are proud to have her continue to be one Story Box Library's favourite storytellers!
Watch Sally read here!
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Monash Monkeys Favourite Books 2014-2015
During the Summer Reading Challenge we asked the school aged Monash Monkeys to tell us what your favourite books were, and 134 of you did tell us and this is what you said...
1st Roald Dahl come in as the most loved author and the BFG being the overall favourite book.
This was followed by 2nd Geronimo Stilton 3rd Enid Blyton 4th A draw between Andy Griffiths and Rachel Rennee Russel - the Dork Diaries 5th Jeff Kinney
6th: A three way tie with Diasy Meadows, Sally Rippen and Rick Riordan for 7th
With two votes each came Suzanne Collins, James Dashner (Maze Runner), John Green, Paul Jennings, Jenny Nimmo J k Rowling,and RA Spratt (Nanny Piggins)
All the other authors only received one vote each. Interesting to reflect on the enduring popularity of Enid Blyton and Roald Dahl.
Other Authors and Books
- Bestsellers for Children and Teens on the library catalogue. Scroll to end of lists
- Kids Read Biographies of authors
- Puffin Publishers Biographies of Australian authors
- Isobelle Carmody at Penguin Books
- ReadAlert Gives the latest news about Australian books