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Sunday 27 May 2012

Melbourne School and Library Book Launch Competition!

Ford Street is releasing its latest baby Trust Me Too (edited by Paul Collins) into the literary stratosphere! The anthology comprises 57 original works from some of Australia's leading children's authors, illustrators and poets.

A Special Invitation

Calling all Melbourne schools and libraries. How would you like the following authors and illustrators to attend your school or municipal library FREE, to celebrate the launch of Trust Me Too?

Krista Bell
Isobelle Carmody
Paul Collins
Meredith Costain
George Ivanoff
Felicity Marshall
Marc McBride
Hazel Edwards
David Miller
Sean McMullen
Michael Panckridge
Leigh Hobbs
Wendy Orr
Corinne Fenton
Judith Rossell
Lucy Sussex
Kim Kane
Gabrielle Wang
Jenny Mounfield
Margaret Clark
Janeen Brian
Kirsty Murray*

Sounds too good to be true? It's not! Isobelle Carmody will read from her Obernewtyn prequel and will launch Trust Me Too on July 27. We're looking at a commencement time of around 6pm.

To win this amazing opportunity, just tell us:
  • why your venue would be perfect for the launch of Trust Me Too
  • how many people you would invite and expect to attend 
  • your ideas on promoting the launch

The deadline for entries is 5pm, Friday 22 June. The winner and three short-listed entries will be notified by email and will each receive a complimentary copy of the book. Winners' names will be posted on Ford Street's NEWS page late June.

Email your interest please to Terrie Saunders at fordstr@internode.on.net or call Ford Street Publishing on (03) 9481 1120 if you have any queries.

*Author/illustrator line up may change but at time of promotion is fixed. Entries restricted to Melbourne metropolitan schools and libraries only.

Sponsored by Creative Net Speakers Agency www.fordstreetpublishing.com/cnet and Ford Street Publishing www.fordstreetpublishing.com

View and/or download the Trust Me Too poster (with author/illustrator/poet pics) right here.