Today we celebrate Indigenous Literacy Day, the national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy run by the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF). It is vital for young children to have access to books in their language. And seeing their way of life reflected...

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This Plastic Free July Harry Hartog Bookseller is choosing to refuse single-use plastic with our sights on tackling and eliminating the Big Four; plastic bags, straws, coffee cups and water bottles. Plastic Bags are used for an average of 12 minutes, but a single plastic bag has a life exp...

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All Hail Plastic Free July

Happy Plastic Free July, booklovers! Here at Green Hills, we thought we’d put together a list of our favourite planet-loving and plastic-free gift ideas. But first! Did you know that if we don’t make serious changes to the way we live, by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ...

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Dear reader, “A book,” Carl Sagan once said, “is proof that humans are capable of working magic.” That proof – the magic of another world in the palm of your hands – is not only what allows us, as readers, to inhabit the lives and worlds of others, b...

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What You Should Be Reading + Sydney Writers’ Festival Highlights

The powers that be graced us with another fabulous Sydney Writers’ Festival a couple of weeks ago, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. Below is a short summary of the festival highlights from this bookseller’s perspective, with a corresponding list of books that you must...

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Wrap Up: All Day YA at The Sydney Writers' Festival

On Saturday 5th of May, I went to the Sydney Writers’ Festival’s All Day YA event. In the early hours of the morning I made the trip up to Sydney from Canberra with two other book lovers and bloggers. While it was impossible to attend all ten events, I was rivetted and enriched...

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