Maryann Ballantyne - Editor Assessments
  • Maryann Ballantyne is interested in assessing good Australian stories, non-fiction works and picture books.


    She will not be looking at young adult stories.


    Wild Dog Books is a multi-award-winning Australian independent publisher of the best books for children and young people.


    We publish beautiful picture books and brilliant non-fiction that children will devour.


    At Wild Dog we know the power of a great story told well, and we are wild about using story to get young readers excited. That’s why the Wild Dog list is where you will find the best children’s books on our environment, on our history, on our future and on everything in between.

    Whether you are looking for the best book on a curriculum topic for a school project or something young readers will read for pleasure, you will find everything you need in our list of recommended and quality books.

    Maryann Ballantyne - Editor Assessments

    • Feedback

      Maryann will be providing verbal feedback with her assessments

    • Assessment Categories

      • Chapter Books
      • Early Readers
      • Junior Fiction
      • Narrative Non-Fiction
      • Non-Fiction
      • Picture Book
      • YA Writing
    • Important


      • Assessment sessions are only available to conference attendees at this time.
      • Assessment sessions are non-refundable unless we are able to resell the session.
      • No refunds will be made if you make an assessment booking but do not book for the Conference and your session will be cancelled.
      • You may book your session before booking for the conference however there will be a $25.00 administration charge should you decide to cancel the appointment before assessment bookings closing on 15 May 2021.