PageTurners are short, easy-to-read stories for adults learning to read.

Our popular books are written and illustrated by experienced teachers to suit the needs of both literacy and English language learners. The stories are often funny, sometimes irreverent, and always on topics of interest to adults.

About PageTurners

PageTurners started over 20 years ago when three English language teachers at
Prace needed resources for their adult learners. Frustrated with the lack of books
written for adults learning to read, they decided they would have to make their own.

Anne Dunn and Chris Malakar wrote the stories and Moira Hanrahan illustrated
them. The stories were crafted to appeal to adults, depicting situations people are
likely to encounter in everyday life.

These homemade books were a great success and the team realised they had a
potential hit on their hands when most of these books moved off the shelf and didn’t
come back. PageTurners was born when Prace decided to publish and distribute the

Prace has published over 90 PageTurners books and you can find them in libraries
in Australia, America, Canada, and New Zealand.

The Team

Anne Dunn, Chris Malakar, and Moira Hanrahan are experienced educators who
have worked in high schools, community schools, language centres, TAFE, and
community education centres. All three have worked at Prace where this writing
adventure began.


PageTurners books are published by Prace Inc., a not-for-profit education provider
delivering education and training-based opportunities for people often excluded by
mainstream education and employment. To learn more about Prace, visit their website.