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Red Kangaroo Books

70 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
08 8953 2137 https://www.redkangaroobooks.com

Email: redkanga@bigpond.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Red-Kangaroo-Books-125088787504575/

RED KANGAROO BOOKS is an independent bookshop dedicated to give excellent service in providing Australian Books to Local, Interstate and International Customers.

Venue for book launches and presentations

November 2018

Author talk with Liz Harfull

November 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Kangaroo Books, 70 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Liz Harfull presents her book 'TRIED, TESTED and TRUE' - treasured recipes and untold stories from Australian community cookbooks. ‘An absorbing history of Australian cooking as told through the dog-eared old faithful cookbooks that were the go to for generations of home cooks. I love the stories Liz Harfull has unearthed about the treasured community stalwarts who rounded up the recipes - anonymous no more. The vintage advertisements and recipes make this one very moreish book.’ - Pip Courtney, ABC…

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June 2019

Book Launch! Cheeky Dogs: Too Lake Nash and Back.

June 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Red Kangaroo Books, 70 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Come along and meet the talented artist/author Dion Beasley. Dion is visiting Alice Springs (and Red Kangaroo Books) to celebrate the release of his wonderful illustrated memoir 'Cheeky Dogs: To Lake Nash and Back'. The hard cover book 'Cheeky Dogs: To Lake Nash and Back' by Dion Beasley and Johanna Bell will be on sale from June 3rd. For all ages to enjoy, a must-read illustrated memoir from two award-winning NT collaborators. Meet deaf artist, Dion Beasley, and the people…

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October 2019

Finding the Heart of the Nation Book Launch with Thomas Mayor

October 1, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Red Kangaroo Books, 70 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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'Finding the Heart of the Nation is a book full of stories about extraordinary people who will take you on an unforgettable journey to a place where we can start a new beginning. This book is a call to action that you will never forget.’ - Thomas Mayor, 2019 Since the Uluru Statement from the Heart was formed in 2017, Thomas Mayor has travelled around the country to promote its vision of a better future for Indigenous Australians. He’s visited…

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Book Launch! The Night Butterfly by Guy Pliny (Dean Mildren)

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Red Kangaroo Books, 70 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Book launch / meet the author - The Night Butterfly by Guy Pliny (Dean Mildren) Guy Pliny is Dean Mildren a semi-retired Supreme Court judge. Dean has written several books on academic legal subjects. The Night Butterfly is his debut novel. About the book: It is 1930. Steven Craig, aged 12; and his 4-year-old sister, Eloise, become orphaned following a volcanic eruption in Java where their parents were missionaries. The children become separated when Steven is returned to Australia to…

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December 2019

Borderlands Magazine Launch!

December 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Red Kangaroo Books, 70 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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To cap off a great year in local literary achievements, please join us at Red Kangaroo Books to celebrate the launch of new NT literary journal, Borderlands Magazine and the publication of a special feature of Territory writers in edition 64.2 of Westerly, There will be a brief talk, drinks and nibbles and to say thank you for your loyalty & custom, we'll be offering 10% discount on non-sale books storewide from 5.30pm to the conclusion of the event! It's…

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May 2020

Book Launch! An Alice Girl by Tanya Heaslip

Mon May 18 @ 5:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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Red Kangaroo Books, 70 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Monday 18th, 5.30pm -  online Official Launch Facebook Live via Red Kangaroo Books & Tanya Heaslip Author Facebook pages Tuesday 19th, 10am - 1pm at Red Kangaroo Books book signing with Tanya - social distancing rules apply!   From the bestselling author of Alice to Prague, for fans of Toni Tapp Coutts' A Sunburnt Childhood and Mary Groves' An Outback Life, comes Tanya Heaslip's extraordinary story of growing up with her sister and brothers in the late 1960s and early…

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June 2020

In conversation with Monica Tan – Facebook Live

Tue June 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Red Kangaroo Books, 70 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Please join us online for a Facebook Live conversation with author Monica Tan. We'll be discussing her debut memoir ' Stranger Country' and winning the 2020 Chief Minister’s NT Book Award for Non-Fiction! 'Stranger Country' is an account of Chinese Australian journalist Monica Tan's six-month odyssey through outback Australia. “Will I ever really belong to this country? As a Chinese Australian? As a non-Indigenous Australian...? I was 32 years old and barely knew the country of my birth. It was…

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