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The reading handbook by Children's Books Daily

Since the end of 2016, I've had an exciting project in the pipeline and early this year my name was signed on the dotted line of a publishing contract with UQP. I've never seen...
Book Week Costumes

CBCA Book Week 2017: Escape to Everywhere is coming – does that thrill you or are you already panicking about having to costume up? Do you think you can get away with sending your...
A kid review of Akarnae by Lynette Noni | Children's Books Daily

Kid book blogger Jazzy is back, this time with a review of Akarnae, the first book in The Medoran Chronicles series by Lynette Noni. You can read Jazzy’s complete bio here, see her blog...

Tonight is Girl Zone Book Club – a group I run for Year Six students and a significant woman in their life – mother, aunt, grandma, older sister, cousin, family friend…even a dad or...

As a teeny tiny thank you for the enormous outpouring of support we have received these last few weeks, I have one giveaway starting this Monday, and one starting next Monday - and they...

As schools start back, the excitement begins to build for Book Week (if you're already thinking about costume ideas you'll find lots here! Here, Trisha Buckley introduces us to the theme for 2017 CBCA...
6 Aussie picture books to hug tight | childrensbooksdaily.com

Today's guest post is from the wonderful Sandy Fussell, an award-winning, bestselling Australian children's author, who is also the in-schools Literary Festival Co-ordinator at The Story Crowd, children’s book reviewer for the Sunday Telegraph Funday supplement...
Jacqueline Harvey meets Belinda Murrell to talk about Pippa's Island

For this week's Book People post, we asked the fabulous Jacqueline Harvey to catch up with Belinda Murrell about her new series Pippa's Island. Fortunately for us, they agreed! Take it away Jacqueline... TMB There’s...
Book review: The Fall by Tristan Bancks

Megan describes herself as 'an avid fan' of Australian kids/YA author Tristan Bancks (you can read her Book People interview with him here). Given that her 'mind was blown' by Tristan's novel Two Wolves,...

In one of those really weird online/offline worlds collide moments...I ordered a gorgeous organic cotton nightie for Pud from online company Nightie Night Lane a few years ago and noted that one of...