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All families are different: some have a mum and some don’t; some have two mums; some have a mum who no longer lives with them; and some have several generations of mums living under the...

Click on title links or cover images to purchase any books in this post. This evening, Girls Zone Book Club will be meeting to discuss one of our latest reads 'Murder Most Unladylike', the first...

This evening, Girls Zone Book Club will be meeting to discuss our latest read, 'The Lie Tree' by Frances Hardinge. This was a mature read for our group, particularly so early on in the...

#notsponsored #justverymuchlove Back when I did my first degree at QUT's School of Early Childhood I always volunteered to work at the biennial Out of the Box Festival...and not only as it contributed towards my...

And so it appears that I somehow agreed to be a guest slammer at this event...anything for my Trish... Also I rather like slam poetry...but to watch...not to perform. But now it appears I am...

Last week I wrote a little about PudStar's 8th birthday party (here), her favourite books at 8 years old (here), and her birthday bike (here), a Byk brand bike from our local cycling shop,...

25th April is ANZAC Day, a day to honour Australian and New Zealanders who have served their countries with such bravery. One of the most effective ways to ensure our children understand the importance...

Australia has an incredibly diverse, vibrant and fabulous children’s literary community which produces some of the best children’s books in the world and the CBCA Book of the Year Awards recognize some of this...

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll be aware that I like/LOVE/ADORE food and cooking. It’s a well-known fact amongst family and friends that I pretty much live for food, cooking and children’s books...

PudStar is eight. I find this hard to comprehend. Everyone used to tell me, 'it will go so fast' as I struggled my way through newborn sleeplessness and toddler tantrums. I would smile and think 'well...