SErvices

Expertise and areas of Interest

 

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Research in the fields of children’s book history, narrative analysis, visual literacy, changing social history and pedagogy over 5 centuries, children’s book valuation, thematic book selection and recommendations.

public speaking + critical analysis

Public speaking including critical analysis on topics related to children’s literature and PowerPoint thematic presentations contextualising relevant examples of children’s books within chosen topics. Giving public talks and PowerPoint presentations to academic institutions, art galleries, book collecting organisations, teachers and other educational groups, academic, school and public librarians, U3A groups and other interested societies and groups;

Children's book collection assessment + valuation

Approved to value for the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

In addition to valuations for organisations under the Cultural Gifts Program, my collection valuations include those for other book collecting organisations, galleries, clubs and individuals

Advice

Advice on the conservation and preservation of individual children’s books.

Indigenous Australian publishing houses, contemporary and historical book recommendations.

WebSite INiTIATIvES

BLogs:

BEGINNINGS OR OPENING LINES OF FAIRY TALES

ILLUSTRATED CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND PRINTING TECHNOLOGY

INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN'S BOOK PUBLISHERS

Movers and Shakers of the Australian children's book industry

on request

puBLICATIoN LIST

and

Chronology of blogs created through SLv

Website Initiatives

Blogs designed to examine children's book history will include:

Beginnings of fairy tales

Illustrated Children's Books corresponding to 19th and 20th century printing developments

Indigenous Australian children's book publishers

and

Movers and shakers in the Australian children’s book trade, beginning with one recently published through the SLV about Albert Ullin the proprietor of the first children’s bookshop in Australia https://blogs.slv.vic.gov.au/our-stories/albert-ullin-oam-1930-2018/

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