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Keep the Kids Entertained These School Holidays with School Zone and Hinkler!

06 July 2018
The July school holidays are here and School Zone and Hinkler have you covered! Now that the rainy days have restricted children to indoor activities these school holidays, it’s more important than ever to have a range of fun and engaging activities to keep the boredom at bay.

Interview with an Illustrator – Patricia MacCarthy

28 June 2018
Patricia is a world renowned, and much-loved, illustrator and artist from the UK. A Hinkler Books veteran and inspiration to us all, Patricia kindly shares what keeps her inspired, her creative process and advice to aspiring artists and illustrators today.

The Power of Crystals and Crystal Grids

25 May 2018
If you love crystals, you’ve probably seen some of the amazing pics of crystal grids that are all over Pinterest and Instagram. They’re seriously beautiful! But what is a crystal grid, and what are they for? How can they be used to channel positive energy into your life?

SOS: Save Our Slime! Slime First Aid

18 May 2018
Pretty sure you followed the instructions to the sticky letter but your slime just isn’t quite right? Is it too gloopy, too splodgy, too stringy or does it just go splat? Never fear! Here are some common problems and handy fixes to turn failed slime into fabulous slime!

Interview with a Designer and Letterer – Jess Matthews

02 May 2018
Jess is an award-winning graphic designer, illustrator and letterer from South Australia. She works as an in-house graphic designer in addition to running her freelance business, where she specialises in typography and lettering jobs for licensing and publishing companies in Australia and overseas.

Getting Naplan-ready!

24 April 2018
NAPLAN – these imposing group of letters can make a lot of children and their families very nervous and uncertain about what is really involves. Luckily, Hinkler Books has some ticks and tricks to get NAPLAN-ready!

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