Five Mile Press News

The Five Mile Press Announces Illustrator Prize Winner

The Five Mile Press congratulates Suzanne Houghton, the Illustrator Prize winner for 2015. Suzanne has beaten more than 100 other aspiring book illustrators to win a $4000 publishing contract for a book to be published in 2016.


Latest Book Extracts

And Fire Came Down

Deaf since early childhood, Caleb Zelic used to meet life head-on. Now he’s struggling just to get through the day. His best mate is dead, his ex-wife, Kat, is avoiding him, and nightmares haunt his waking hours.

But when a young...

Librarian and Educator Resources

Fish Jam Crab Music Shakers

A jazzy craft activity to compliment Fish Jam book readings. 

Make a jazzy crab, turn up the music and shake to the beat!

Download your crab template and rice-filled paper plate instructions here.