ABC Radio Interviews

ABC Radio Interviews and NCACL invites you to share to share the interviews about Australian Children’s Literature. NCACL thanks ABC Radio Canberra for its active support of Australian children’s books.

Afternoons on ABC Radio Canberra with Paula Kruger:

No 19 on 2 October 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Rowan Simpkin.  Rowan talks about The (N.S.W.) School Magazine 1916 and still going.

No 18 on 17 September 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Dr Belle Alderman and Sarah Jayne Mokrzycki about why representation matters in children’s books.  Share Ruth Nitschke’s bibliography on Why Representation Matters and the National Centre’s Cultural Diversity Database.  Also enjoy Sarah Jayne Mokrzycki’s talk recorded by specialist volunteer Jude Brown for the National Centre.

No 17 on 6 September 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Rowan Simpkin. Rowan talks about information books for children.

No 16 on 3 September 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Rowan Simpkin. Rowan talks about Canberra picture book authors.

No 15 on 20 August 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Dr Belle Alderman.  Belle talks about the award winners for Children’s Book Week.

No 14 on 23 July 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Dr. Belle Alderman.  Belle talks about meeting amazing Australians.  People who embrace the creative spirit.

No 13 on 9 July 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Rowan Simpkin.  Rowan talks about indigenous authors and illustrators celebrating NAIDOC Week.

No 12 on 24 June 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Dr. Belle Alderman.  Belle talks about living with the world’s creatures—dogs, birds, sheep and tigers.

No 11 on 11 June 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Rowan Simpkin.  Rowan talk about books for 10 – 14 year olds.

No 10 on 28 May 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Dr Belle Alderman.  Belle talks about informational books for young people.

No 9 on 14 May 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Rowan Simpkin. Rowan talks about books for readers in the 8-10 years age group.

No 8 on 3 May 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Dr Belle Alderman AM. Belle talks about an Australian first, the NCACL Cultural Diversity Database

School Holiday & Easter Break April 15 & 22 April 2019.

No 7 on 8 April 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Rowan Simpkin.  Rowan talks about books for the younger or beginning reader (4-8 years).

No 6 on 1 April 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Dr Belle Alderman AM. Belle talks about tolerance reflected in Australian Picture Books.

No 5 on 25 March 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Rowan Simpkin and Belle Alderman.  They talk about readaloud books for children from birth to five years of age.

No 4 on 18 March 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Dr Belle Alderman AM. Belle talks about the Younger and Older Reader books included in the CBCA Notable books for 2019.

No 3 on 11 March 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Dr Belle Alderman AM.  Belle talks about picture books and information books included in the CBCA Notable books for 2019.

No 2 on 4 March 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Dr Belle Alderman AM talks about the CBCA Notable books for 2019 and awards in general.
CBCA Notable books 2019 

No 1 on 25 February 2019
ABC Radio Canberra interviews Dr Belle Alderman AM reviews recent Australian picture books which explore children’s experiences of finding new homelands.

ABC Radio interviews Rowan Simpkin