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612ABC: Bookworms

Tis only March and the publishing world has already released some excellent new children's and YA titles this year - I fully believe Australian publishers are some of the best in the business: they...

612ABC: Bookworms

They invited me back! He of the lovely voice, Mr David Curnow, emailed me recently to invite me back for another year of monthly chats about all things children's and YA books. I really...

612ABC: Bookworms

Last night I was chatting with Sarah Howells about the books below, which are my fav's from the past month or so. You can purchase the titles by clicking on the links and you...

612ABC: Bookworms

This evening I chatted all things new in the world of children's and YA literature, on 612ABC Brisbane, 'Bookworms' show, with Sarah Howells. The books below are my fav's from the last month and you can...

612ABC: ‘Bookworms’

This evening I will be chatting with Sarah Howells on the 612ABC show, Bookworms. Once a month on a Tuesday I am let loose on a radio microphone (me…live…seriously) and allowed to talk books.  Tonight...

Writing, Reading and Talking Around the Place

Oh how I love and loathe the literary season, which seems to start in July and end at the end of Brisbane Writers Festival in September. I love it for it's celebration of all...

ABC Bookworms: New Children’s and YA Literature

This evening I will be chatting with Sarah Howells on the 612ABC show, Bookworms. Once a month on a Tuesday I am let loose on a radio microphone (me...live...seriously) and allowed to talk books....

ABC Radio Bookworms: CBCA Book of the Year Awards

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) awards are the most highly regarded children’s/YA lit awards within the industry and in the wider community. This evening on 612ABC Brisbane, I will be chatting with David Curnow about...

612ABC Bookworms: Books for ANZAC Day

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...

School Holidays HERE WE COME

School holidays are nearly upon us and this is fairly obvious in my house. The small people are over-tired and unable to admit this and, according to #backboy, so am I. I know I'm  my usually bubbly,...