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Margaret Robson Kett

About Margaret Robson Kett

Margaret Robson Kett has been a children’s librarian for over thirty years, most recently with the City of Fremantle and State Library of Western Australia’s Better Beginnings Family Literacy Program. She is a freelance writer and editor who divides her time between Melbourne and Perth.

Foreign Correspondence: The Little Bookroom

“When we heard that a young man was to open a specialist children’s bookshop…we were all amazed at his fortitude and foolhardiness. We very much feared the venture would not last long. Everyone was delighted…that it had not only lasted, but prospered.” Publisher and broadcaster, author of British Children’s Books in the Twentieth Century, Frank […]

Kids’ Own Publishing

In 2014 co-founder and publisher Victoria Ryle held a party in Melbourne, Australia, to celebrate Kids’ Own Publishing’s 100th book. She told friends and supporters at the event that the richness of these books comes not only from the books themselves but also from the diverse communities that created them. As a young teacher in […]