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Review of ‘Kookoo Kookaburra’

I have most excellent neighbours - I really do. I always knew this, but the past few months has really proven this; the care they have shown the girls and I, as well as...

Jazzy’s Bookshelf: Raymie Nightingale

Tween book blogger Jazzy is back, this time with a review of Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo. You can read Jazzy’s complete bio here, see her blog homepage here and ‘like’ her Facebook page,...
WIN A BOOK PACK WITH YOUR KID'S NEXT READ

It’s GIVEAWAY time!

The Your Kid's Next Read Facebook group has crashed through the 2000+ members barrier, and we're holding a giveaway for members to celebrate! (Not a member yet, click here to join one of the...

A Monster Calls: From Story to Screenplay

It was an absolute privilege to a) be invited to a special preview screening of 'A Monster Calls' and b) be able to get out of the house to attend (thanks mum and dad!)....

612ABC: Bookworms

Tonight on 612ABC Brisbane I'll be talking my favourite books of the past month or so with Trevor Jackson. You can click on the title links to read more about each book or purchase...
The reading handbook by Children's Books Daily

Coming to a bookshelf near you…

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

23 Easy Book Week 2017 Costumes Inspired By Kids’ Favourite Books

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

Jazzy’s Bookshelf: Akarnae

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...

Book Club: Molly and Pim and the Millions of Stars

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...

WIN! A Pre-Release Copy of the NEW Klassen and Barnett Book

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...