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I have done a few blog posts now, and spoken on 612ABC, about books which focus on the Autism Spectrum. However I am no expert in this area and a firm believer in finding...

Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based TV screenwriter, journalist and newspaper columnist, who has PhD in creative writing and cultural studies. That's the official spiel from his website but I'm pretty sure that my intro is better; Benjamin Law...

The delightful and ridiculously well-read Trish Buckley is here again with us today, reviewing her latest YA book love. I've known Trish for the longest time now and I wish I could see her...

There were two choices for our next Book Club read, 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' (to tie in with the movie release) and 'Freedom Swimmer'. I think the pull of the movie swayed...

This is not a sponsored post and I have absolutely no affiliation with this organisation apart from thinking they are most excellent indeed.   As a family, we value and celebrate music in all its forms,...

So many, many books come across my desk that it takes something pretty special to wow me these days. 'Mechanica' has wowed me and more. It is innovative in a way I have not...

All families are different: some have a dad and some don’t; some have two dads; some have a dad that no longer lives with them; and some are grieving a dad. Whatever your family...

The lovely Year Five students have been reading 'Space Demons' in class and considering the book review format. As part of this project, I was asked to choose my favourite review to publish here...

Saturday we visited our fav bookshop and then went to the local bit of 'wild bush' up the road from our house, so that the munchkins could work on and decorate the treehouse they discovered...

I was so honoured to be asked by the Queensland Ballet to assist them in choosing books from the Premiers Reading Challenge (PRC) early childhood book list to bring to life through music and movement....