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    • Paul Macdonald M Ed B Ed The Children’s Bookshop Beecroft June 2011 Conversations about Books...The Short List, Picture Books, Fiction...
    • The E-Book
      • E-Books accounted for 8.5% of all Book Sales in the US in May 2010, compared with 2.9% in May 2009.
      • As of January, 2011, e-book sales are less than 1%- 3% of all book sales in Australia.
      • 80% of Australian readers still very much prefer a traditionally bound book to anything on a screen. (SMH Jan)
      • Tertiary libraries- E-Format Preferred.
      • For example: Random House Australia currently have approximately 6,000 e-books ready to read, including international and Australian titles, and an ongoing e-book program of new releases
      • Apps abound!
      • The great teen paradox!
      • Why books still matter?
      • The importance of shared experience
      • The need to read for pleasure.
      • The need for permanent historical artifacts.
      • Higher degree of distraction when reading from a screen.
      • The need to promote ‘hard reading’ to encourage resilience.
    • The Book Trailer
    • The Short List
    • Olders Readers
    • Picture Book
    • Younger Readers
    • Early Childhood
    • Eve Pownell
    • Crichton
    • The Interactive Book is Not New
    • Aussie Highlights
    • Messages and More
    • Extension
    • Easy Reads Abound
    • A Global/ Multi-Cultural Perspective
    • Crossovers
    • The Series... Not too Risky!
    • Crime Fiction Abounds
    • Fantasy/ Action Rules
    • Blurring of Boundaries
    • Dystopian Teen Fiction Dominates
    • Teen/ Adult
    • A Face-Lift for Non-Fiction
      • “ Children who know adults who read for pleasure take it for granted that
      • reading is a valuable and worthwhile activity”
      • (Csikszentmihalyi, 1991)
    • Paul Macdonald M Ed B Ed The Children’s Bookshop Beecroft [email_address]
      • 10% Discount for Teachers all Times
      • 15% discount on books
      • 20% discount on Class Sets
      • Lists for Literature Circles and Class Sets
      • Book Packs
      • $7 Postage for all orders- 1 book or 3 Boxes of books.