CBCA Book Slam

And so it appears that I somehow agreed to be a guest slammer at this event...anything for my Trish... Also I rather like slam poetry...but to watch...not to perform. But now it appears I am...

Book People: Kate Ritchie

Kate Ritchie is probably much better known to all of you as 1/3 of the nations number one drive show. Or perhaps you remember her fondly as Sally Fletcher, who Ritchie played on Home and Away between...

‘The Fairy Dancers’ Book Birthday Party

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...

Book People: Megan Forward

'A Patch From Scratch' is everything I've been looking for in a gardening/sustainability book for years now. Aimed at young children 4+ (and I've happily read it to every year level from Kindy -...

Book People: Anna Fienberg

If there is one book I consistently recommend as a read-aloud for Year Three - Six, it's 'Horrendo's Curse'. It's been over ten years now since I first read 'Horrendo's Curse' but the story, and the...

Book People: Anna Ciddor

I've just finished reading 'The Family with Two Front Doors' by Anna Ciddor, a story which absolutely captivated me and took me back to my pre-teen years when I went through a stage of reading...

Book People: Will Kostakis

It is my very great pleasure and immense honour, to introduce you today to Will Kostakis. Will is without a doubt one of my favourite YA authors of the last few years and he...

Davina Bell and Jane Godwin Queensland Tour 2016!

Click on cover to pre-order for March 1st release. Hattie and Mama are preparing for Dad’s party. Everything’s going well, until it’s time for Hattie’s afternoon nap. Hattie’s not even sleepy! But Mama looks tired....

Book People: Ailsa Wild

  The fabulous new 'Squishy Taylor' series for young independent readers has sophisticated writing and engaging storylines which will resonate with young people. They are books which I hope will end up in the hands of many,...

Book People: Emma Quay

I have loved the work of Emma Quay ever since 'Bear and Chook' (written by Lisa Shanahan, illustrated by Emma Quay) first landed in my library. It was pretty much love at first sight...