Chair of The Children’s Book Council of Australia, Professor Margot Hillel was recently interviewed by Kaylee, Leah and Shehan on Primary Perspectives – radio created for kids, by kids. She spoke about the CBCA’s history, the 70th Anniversary Book of the Year Awards, and shared her own reading passions.
Professor Hillel has been involved in children’s literature over many years and also holds the position of Chair of the Academic Board at Australian Catholic University. Her main research interests are in the area of the construction of childhood in children’s literature and the history of children’s literature. She is the author or editor of numerous books, book chapters and journal articles and regularly reviews both children’s literature and scholarly texts in various journals including, of course, Reading Time!
Tune in to Primary Perspectives – radio created for kids by kids, drive-time every Monday 4-5pm (AEST / EDST Melbourne) via direct stream