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Winter 2014:  New Young Digger photos • Admiral Manley's Map • Bulletproof! 100 years of War, Anzac and Children's Books • Growing Up eBook • In Brief.

Autumn 2014: Children's Book Council of Australia National Conference • The Burnt Stick now an eBook • new eBook edition of The Story of Billy Young • Billy painting again • One More To Go – finishing part two of my new book • In Brief – Back Copies; Joseph Banks' Map; Young Digger news.

• Summer 2014: A Salutory Lesson • Admiral Isaac Manley's Map  • Captain Cook and the National Curriculum •Animals in War Commemoration  • National Bravery Association • The Story of Billy Young eBook.

• Christmas 2014: My new book is finished – and I think I've found the title. • Done  • Literary Crash Diet  • Editors  • Publisher  • Title  • Last words  • Happy New Year  • Literary Awards  • Vale Margaret Simpson • Christmas story The Christmas Donkey  • Back copies.

• Autumn 2015: • Travel notes and links to a recent visit to New Zealand where I met Alan Lee, one of the conceptual artiksts fot Peyter Jacksons Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit trilogies • Anzac Day Centenary, Australia Post has my books, visit to the South Coast of NSW ª Recent blog posts • Back copies.

• Winter 2015:For Love of Country to be published April 2016 • Young Digger Children's and YA edition out of print, Penguin may reissue for adult market • Fascinating wartime painting of Sandakan town in North Borneo, information sought • Recent literary awards • Books in print.

• Spring 2015: * New edition of Young Digger to be published in June 2016 * For Love of Country in editorial production * Australia Post to sell Anthony's military books again for next Anzac Day *Literary Landmark photos from England (Jane Austen at Winchester) * Literary Awards  * National Centre for Australian Children's Literature.

• Christmas 2015: * Cover of For Love of Country * Young Digger updates * Literary Landmarks: Keats' Walk • Christmas story: Pigs • Prime Minister's Literary Awards • Animal Heroes going out of print

Autumn 2016: * For Love of Country published 23 March * Cover for new edition of Young Digger * Trumpeters' Corner * Literary Landscapes: St Cross * Vale Brian Johns, Harper Lee and Umberto Eco * Back copies of Animal Heroes

Winter 2016:  * Young Digger new edition on sale  * For Love of Country launched  * Anzac Day at Jandowae  * Productivity Commission report on IP   * Literary landmark photos from England: The Dodo  * Miles Franklin Award shortlist   * Back copies

• Spring 2016: * New edition of Animal Heroes * Military book Anzac Day reprints * Literary Landscapes 'Bishop Wilberforce' • Search for HMB Endeavour * Literary Awards * Facebook * Books in print

• Christmas 2016: * Christmas Greetings * Billy Young reprint * 4th Squadron Centenary * Literary landmarks: Dr Johnson's House * Literary Awards * Holiday Story Christmas at Bickendorf (from Young Digger).

• Autumn 2017: * Animal Heroes second edition – cover photo – eight new stories – Bushie and the Sudan donkey – Cocky, Willy, Pedro and Co – Very Small Creatures – Sarbi and War Dog School * Anzac Day 2017 – Portland and Telopea Park School * Literary landmark: Greyfriars Bobby.

* Winter 2017: * New edition of Captain Cook's Apprentice * Significance of the Endeavour voyage * Indigenous cultures * Literary landscape: Point Venus, Tahiti * Animal Heroes and Anzac Day * Canine Operational Service Medal * Facebook page * Books in print