Aora Children's Literature Research Centre facts for kids
Aora Children’s Literature Research Centre NSW Inc. was a volunteer managed research collection of children's literature that existed from 1992 - 2013 in Sydney, New South Wales.
The collection was established to preserve a perspective on Australian literary heritage, including a selection of books children in New South Wales had grown up reading since white settlement. The collection was not limited to Australian titles and included a professional collection of books and reviewing journals. The material in the collection had been sourced from donations by New South Wales public libraries, New South Wales Department of Education and Training Offices at Ryde, the New South Wales School Magazine office and private individuals. The collection included more than 20,000 items.
The AORA patron was Dr Maurice Saxby AM, a world-renowned authority on Australian Children's Literature.
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