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Big Sky Publishing is an Australian owned publisher specialising in producing the highest quality non-fiction books.

We are passionate about what we do and work closely with our authors to produce books of exceptional quality and design. Our specialisation includes the following areas: History, Military History, Self-help, Autobiography, Business, Careers, Environment, How to/Practical Guides, Health, Humour, Lifestyle, Indigenous Studies, Women’s and Men’s Interest, Corporate Publications.

Latest News and Events

02 Jun 2020

Big Sky Publishing is excited to announce the rights sale of, yet to be released, Atomic Salvation: How The A-Bomb Attacks Saved The Lives Of 32 Million People by Tom Lewis. The book will be published by Casemate Publishers in North America.

Atomic Salvation will be released in Australia in July and Casemate will also be aiming to release the title in July in time for the 75th anniversary of this devastating event which is remembered on 6/7 August. Big Sky Publishing…

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21 May 2020

Barbara Braxton at the Bottom Shelf reviews Ginnie & Pinney Learn and Grow Series

As our little ones restart their school journeys and have to relearn how to mix and mingle with others beyond their family bubble, many may need some extra guidance in how to build those relationships with their peers again.  This…

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21 May 2020

Guest Post: Robert Verscio On His Inspiration Behind Happiness Is A Cloud (KIDS’ BOOK REVIEW)

Happiness is a Cloud is a story to help children deal with emotional issues and anxiety. It gently allows children to share and discuss their feelings and problems with others.  Children experience complex feelings like adults but, usually, they struggle to…

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21 May 2020

Magnificent Mistakes and Fantastic Failures: Finding the Good When Things Seem Bad – Review by Barbara Braxton – The Bottom shelf

When we look back over a period in our lives, it seems that the memories that stand out are those of the times we failed, made a mistake, stuffed up... It seems to be human nature to remember the bad…

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14 May 2020

Premier’s Reading Challenge List 2020

A big congratulations to our authors, Allison Paterson and our talented illustrator, Shane McGrath for their books - Follow After Me and Dreaming Soldiers making it onto the 2020 QLD Premier's Reading Challenge List. The book list acts as a…

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07 Apr 2020

READ, READ, READ! And Check Out the Teacher Notes!

Reading stories is one of the most important gifts we can bestow to our children on their journey to literacy. Not only that, books take you on adventures to magical places, can step you back in time, engage you in…

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07 Apr 2020

Review time – Thanks to RUSI Victoria for reviewing 3 of our titles in their March 2020 Newsletter

Reviewer: Ian George, January 2020"Many might ask – What is Australia doing in the Middle East and why is Australian treasure and blood being expended there? This new book by a highly-credentialled former Defence Intelligence Organisation (DIO) analyst who was…

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10 Dec 2019

LATEST: “Duty Nobly Done has been selected for the Army’s Professional Military Education Reading List”

Adam Holloway is honoured as 'Duty Nobly Done' has been well received with the military.

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19 Nov 2019

Military Spouses & Encouraging Conversations

Maria Augustus-Dunn on Married Quarter

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29 Aug 2019

Radio Interview – Ever wondered what it would have been like to be a chopper pilot in the Vietnam War?

Ever wondered what it would have been like to be a chopper pilot in the Vietnam War? A new book will take you through it, drawing from the experiences of a man’s who’s been there.

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15 Jun 2020

Book Review by Cameron Macintosh: Nursery Crimes Case 1 (Baaa Baa Black Sheep – The Fleeced Fleece)

Book one in John Barwick’s Nursery Crimes series is an hilarious twist on the fractured fairytales genre that will have huge appeal for both confident and reluctant readers aged 7–10. This is more than just a quirky retelling of a…

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14 May 2020

CBCA NSW Lunchtime Storytime with Katrina McKelvey

Katrina McKelvey will be reading her book ‘No Baths Week’ on Thursday, 8th May at noon on the CBCA NSW Facebook page. Katrina will also reveal her new book ‘Chasing Rainbows’ which is due out in August 2020. Both books are…

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15 May 2020

Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl by Jane Smith Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl is a series about a little girl – Carly – who travels back in time to have adventures with some of the strong and influential women of the past. In the first episode, A New…

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20 Apr 2020

Compulsive Reader: A review of Scorched Earth by Tammy Pemper

Reviewed by Morgan Bell Scorched Earthby Tammy PemperBig Sky PublishingISBN: 9781922265432, July 2019, Paperback, 320 pages This novel takes places in East Timor over three weeks in 1999 during the time of their historic vote for independence. Tammy Pemper tells…

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20 Jul 2020


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23 Sep 2020

Blog article by Travis Winks – Author of Shattered

How many times have you wished something wasn’t true?  I can think of plenty of examples –Coronavirus, last summer’s catastrophic bushfires, 9-11 – the list is endless, but there is one that selfishly tops the list for me – a…

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