A reference book that explores onomatopoeia (words that sound like what they mean), exploring everything from Aargh and Eek, to Woops and Yikes and everything in between.
A book for new novelists, breaking down how to prepare for and write the first draft, covering issues from point of view and characterisation to place setting, pace and grammar.
A celebration of children everywhere! Explore and discover the cultures and activities of children around the world, from playtime to manners, language, food, family, school and animals.
Debate over correct pronunciation has existed for centuries but, as English becomes more and more of a global language of communication, the need to be intelligible to others is ever-more important.
The former global copy editor of Buzzfeed looks at language, how it changes, and how it is used in the art of communication, including the use of emojis in text messaging and social media.
Colourful and stylised illustrations combine with clear, push-button vocals to teach kids 3 and over to say, “I Love You”, in Spanish, English, Mandarin, French and Japanese.
Three essays describing how growing up with two languages impacted the author and how her early love of reading focused on The Baby-Sitters Club series.
A very funny hour of adults-only entertainment, learning how to swear, insult and discuss body parts (and what to do with them) in Australian Sign Language.
Four of ABC KIDS most popular preschool programs will be available in Mandarin as part of a 12-month trial on ABC iview and ABC KIDS iview.
A condensed guide to communications both print-based and online that will be useful for solo writers or those who work with other publishing professionals.
A dictionary and phrasebook on how to write using nothing but emoji, written by the same author who republished the novel Moby Dick entirely written in emoji!