Today Pud and I had the absolute privilege to join two of Qld’s favourite authors and book lovers, Frances Whiting (journalist and author) and Rebecca Sparrow (columnist and author) at their inaugural  “Book Lovers’ High Tea” at Brisbane’s oldest cafe, the Shingle...

Join two of Qld's favourite book lovers, Frances Whiting (journalist and author) and Rebecca Sparrow (columnist and author) at the inaugural  "Shingle Inn Book Lovers' High Tea" at Brisbane's oldest and most loved cafe, the Shingle Inn City Hall. Frances and Rebecca will  discuss "what are you...

  Author Nick Falk and illustrator Tony Flowers are coming to Brisbane for one show only and it is at the St Aidan’s Junior School Library…because our library rocks (just joking. No not really joking...our...

If you follow me on social media, you'll know that ChickPea is a dinosaur loving, roaring, stomping kind of a creature. So it was no surprise that she requested another dinosaur birthday party (see...

ChickPea turns five tomorrow. Five! It feels like she has always been here and despite her daily stomping, roaring and screaming she makes us laugh everyday with her quirky take on life. She is...

#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...

As you may have gathered, I’m rather a fan of book themed parties. Seriously what’s not to love? Aside from the obvious joy of seeing a book come to life, the theming is all...

'The Fairy Dancers' Book Launch So you know how, for the last two years or so, 'Ruby Red Shoes' has been THE Christmas gift book to give to sweet young readers? Well, while we wait...

Terrible Lizards Book Party Story Arts Festival Ipswich (SAFI) coordinator extraordinaire, Jenny Stubbs, saw the 'book party' concept when she was touring children's literature festivals in the UK a few years ago now....and I kind of,...

How to Host a Ninja Book Party! I've had an afternoon full of ninja moves, ninja illustrations and general ninja chit chat, at the Story Arts Festival Ipswich (SAFI) Ninja Book Party. Enormous thanks to...