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Book People: Judith Ridge

'The Book that Made Me' has been my constant breakfast companion for some months now. I like nothing more than taking ten minutes to read over breakfast and it's always a non-fiction title which...

Books for Insight, Strategies, Advice on ASD

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...

Book + Profession Match: The Milliner Collection

My husband has know the Le Mura family since childhood, but I only had the pleasure of meeting Angelica recently, at a 40th where we bonded over a shared love of blog reading and...

Essential Reads: Big Hug Books

It's not often that I blog about a series time and time and time again, but then it's not often that I come across a series that I feel so passionately about. The 'Big...

People Who Tinker, Invent and Build: Warren Key

This is the first in a new series for Children’s Books Daily. For a few years now, #bestteachingpartnerever (Jackie Child) and I have been running a Makerspace Zone in our Junior School Library. Tinkering,...

Favourite Reads of 2015: Clare

I've asked some of my fav people and keen readers to share their favourite books of 2015. Like my fav people, these books are a jumble of ages, genres and lengths...I like my friends...

Favourite Reads of 2015: Trish

I've asked some of my fav people and keen readers to share their favourite books of 2015. Like my fav people, these books are a jumble of ages, genres and lengths...I like my friends...

Favourite Reads of 2015: Ang

I've asked some of my fav people and keen readers to share their favourite books of 2015. Like my fav people, these books are a jumble of ages, genres and lengths...I like my friends...

Dealing with the Ups and Downs of Life with Literature

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while now, you will know that I am a huge fan of books which deal with big issues for young people such as grief, serious illness,...

3 Library Ladies

3 Library Ladies Last night I went out to dinner with two lovely library, literary types - Clare and Trisha. We talked YA fiction - discussed, dissected and debated it at length. In fact we...