Monday, December 6, 2010

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Palm Beach Markets

ON - Sunday  12th December
AT -Governor Phillip Park, Palm Beach.
Come and browse the 80 fantastic handcrafted Australian made stalls.
Beautiful location,  music, entertainment, food.  
Don forget to check out Toy Box Publishing's Special Xmas offer - 2 books for $25  Christmas wrapped and ready to go for the Christmas stockings.

Heritage Craft Fair

Special Christmas Evening Market at Heritage Craft Fair
ON - Saturday 11th Dec    3pm-9pm 
Come and do all your Christmas shopping in the cool of the evening in the beautiful location of St. Ives show ground.  Last chance to get those last minute gifts for family and friends - something for everyone.  Toy Box Publishing has great books for your children and grandchildren.   
Special offer - Christmas pack   2 books for $25  Christmas wrapped and ready to go for the Christmas stockings.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Xmas Specials at Heritage Craft Fair

Heritage Craft Fair
ON - Sunday 5th December
AT -  beautiful St. Ives Showground, Mona Vale Road, St. Ives.   
Wonderful location, parking available, come and browse the 200 fabulous stalls of original handcrafted australian products, gifts for all your needs.   
Toy Box Publishing will be there with a Christmas special:
2 books for $25  christmas wrapped and ready to go for the chrismas stockings.

Toy Box Publishing at Mosman Markets

Mosman Market
ON -  Saturday 4th December
AT -   Spit Junction right next to the council
Beautiful markets with 200 stalls, all handmade australian products.   Come and do all your Christmas shopping with plenty of choice and something for everyone.   Music, entertainment and food.
Toy Box Publishing will be there with a Christmas special - 
2 books for $25 Christmas wrapped and ready to go for the christmas stockings.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Christmas Pack - Special Offer

Looking for an original Xmas gift for the kids?  Buy both our latest titles and save!
Xmas Pack contains -
The Adventures of Saxon - It's Cool to be Different and
Anacondas to Zebras - Alphabet Fun
$25 plus postage and handling
Get your copies today. View Xmas Pack Now

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Press Release: Anacondas to Zebras - Alphabet Fun

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Leura Markets

Want to see the books from Toy Box Publishing up close and personal?  Then visit us at the Leura Village Fair on Sat 9th and Sun 10th October.
We will be running some special promotions for Xmas.  The Fair is held on the last 2 days of the Leura Gardens Festival.  For more details about the festival visit

Anacondas to Zebras - Alphabet Fun

Anacondas to Zebras - Alphabet Fun is here!!  Margie Tweedie's fun ABC book is now available online at our website.  A great Xmas idea for young readers.  For schools and libraries our books are also available through several library suppliers.  Visit us at for details.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Book Week at Calare Public School

This week I had the pleasure of visiting some fantastic little readers at Calare Public School in Orange.  There are some budding young writers at the school who were very interested in the process involved in creating a book.  Thank you Calare students and teachers for allowing The Adventures of Saxon to be part of your Book Week activities.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Anacondas to Zebras - Alphabet Fun

What do an acrobatic ape, a circus clown and an itchy insect named Irwin have in common? 
You can find them all in Margie Tweedie's fabulous new ABC book, Anacondas to Zebras - Alphabet Fun!

Margie's book is due to be released by Toy Box Publishing in August.  Watch this space for more details.

Website Updates

Kids, download a colouring stencil of your favourite character from The Adventures of Saxon.
Parents, browse the new content on our new About Us page and Book Reviews page.  More book reviews coming soon.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

la boucherie

Books from Toy Box Publishing are now available at
la boucherie in Millthorpe in the beautiful Central Tablelands of NSW, located at -

25 Victoria Street Millthorpe NSW 2798
ph 02 6366 3656,

Contemporary local art and an interesting collection of new books on food, design, art and gardening as well as beautiful books for kids. All within a heritage listed butcher shop. Single Origin coffee and locally made fodder available.
Friday - Sunday 9am - 5pm
Public Holiday Mondays 9am - 4pm - other times by appointment 

Find out more about what Millthorpe has to offer at

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Lindfield Children's Bookshop

Attention Sydneysiders!
The Adventures of Saxon - It's Cool to be Different is now available at Lindfield Children's Bookshop, located at 328 Pacific Highway, Lindfield  NSW 2070.
Drop in and browse a great selection of children's books, including ours!

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Mountain Lily Press

Our first book The Adventures of Saxon - It's Cool to be Different has been accepted by First Edition Book Sales for inclusion in their online book catalogue from August 2010. 

First Edition markets independent Australian books, like ours direct to the reading public, through book groups, the local community, and through its online Bookshop. At First Editions online bookstore you will find a wide range of adult fiction and non-fiction, as well as books for young adults and children.
The First Edition website will continue to grow with the addition of new books and new features. If you would like to be kept up to date with these developments become a subscriber by filling in the following form, but before you sign off, especially for those of you living in Victoria, have a look at the other opportunities on offer.
If you would like to know more, just email

Readings at Millthorpe

Thank you to the staff and all the gorgeous children at Millthorpe Children's Garden and Millthorpe Public School year 1 for listening to our first book The Adventures of Saxon - It's Cool to be Different.  I hear there is some great stencil colouring going on too!  Can't wait to see some of them. 

Friday, June 11, 2010

Book Reviews/Feedback

We love to hear your thoughts.  Let us know what you think about our first book, our website or anything else that's on your mind!

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Successful Book Launch

Thank you to everyone who dropped in to chat to us at the Northern Beaches Expo in Warriewood on the weekend.  It was great to hear your comments about our first illustrated childrens' book: The Adventures of Saxon- It's Cool to be Different.
We hope you enjoy the book!  Keep your eye out for the next adventure which will be released later this year.
Happy reading,
Megan & Margie

Monday, May 24, 2010

Fans of Saxon

Here is one happy little fan of Saxon at the book launch at the Northern Beaches Expo on the weekend.  A fun day!

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Book Launch!

Hi children's book enthusiasts!
Come and join us at the massive Northern Beaches Expo 2010.
Venue: Northern Beaches Indoor Sports Centre, Jacksons Road, Warriewood
(Opposite Centro Warriewood Shopping Mall)
Dates and times: Saturday 22nd May 9am - 5pm
Sunday 23rd May 9am - 4pm
Public Admission FREE

Megan and Margie from Toy Box Publishing will be there to launch our first book - The Adventures of Saxon - It's Cool to be Different. More details on our website.
Hope to see you there!