Where Happiness Hides – international release as a free eBook download

2021-09-10T16:38:49+10:00May 18th, 2020|Publiciity|

eBook cover Australian author Anthony Bertini teams up with publishing house Dirt Lane Press, illustrator Jennifer Goldsmith, webmaster Alex Jordan and renowned actress Greta Scacchi to gift the children of the world with Where Happiness Hides, a book that captures child-like imagination on a journey through the things we need to hold on [...]

BBC’s CBeebies presents “Is It The Way You Giggle?”

2019-02-27T01:20:06+11:00February 24th, 2019|Publiciity|

It was great to see Is It The Way You Giggle? (written by Nicola Connelly and illustrated by Annie White) presented on the BBC as a Bed Time Story for children by CBeebies! Helen George (currently staring as Trixie Franklin in Call the Midwife) does a fantastic job at reading the story and the CBeebies production team [...]

Shanghai International Children’s Bookfair

2018-12-07T14:03:01+11:00November 12th, 2018|Book Fairs|

At the conclusion of the Shanghai International Children's Bookfair, we look back over three amazing days of meetings with China's top publishers and give a special thanks to the Australia Council who hosted Alc Agency for the event. This fair, in such an amazing city, has been the highlight bookfair of the year so far! [...]

ALC Agency at the Indonesian International Bookfair

2018-12-07T14:03:01+11:00September 5th, 2018|Book Fairs|

ALC Agency is pleased to welcome Alda Trisda as our new agent in Indonesia, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, and the Philippines. ALC Agency will be represented at the Indonesian International Bookfair by Alda Trisda from Yayasan Trisda Literatur.  The bookfair is being held in Jakarta from 12 - 16 September. [...]

Publisher Focus: Dirt Lane Press

2018-12-07T14:03:01+11:00May 29th, 2018|Publisher Focus|

The changing face of retail sales of Children’s Books across the world is giving rise to a new style of publisher, one that uses not only the benefits of online selling and marketing but also the opportunities of funding development costs through crowdfunding platforms. These publishers are not restricted to book formats designed for retailer’s [...]

Author Illustrator Focus: Peter Carnavas

2018-12-07T14:03:01+11:00May 17th, 2018|Author Focus|

  This month, Peter Carnavas becomes our best-selling Author or Illustrator of all time! With the license of his novel The Elephant to Mann, Ivanov, and Ferber in Russia, Peter’s books have now been licensed 91 times in 18 languages in 22 countries around the world. If that isn’t impressive enough, we are currently delivering [...]

MIPTV 2018

2018-12-07T14:03:01+11:00April 19th, 2018|Book Fairs|

April is a busy month, however between all the book fairs (Milan, Bologna, and London), Mary headed to Cannes for MIPTV to meet with a number of children's program producers and to demonstrate the latest version of Birde, the new interactive media player being launched by our client Lyrebird Interactive in Australia this year. Although [...]

London Book Fair

2018-12-07T14:03:01+11:00April 14th, 2018|Book Fairs|

Following hot on the heels of the Bologna Bookfair is the London show, which attracts a cross-section of Adult and Children's publishers, but with a strong weighting to adult books. Having attended the fair for a number of years, the event seemed sum what subdued this year, a little flat if you like. Perhaps it [...]

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