Review of the 'Bella Dancerella' Series Not so long ago I shared my Top Ten Favourite classical ballet books – which you can see here. There are many stories of ballet aimed at young ballerinas...

Starting Out on Chapter Books: Part Three Nearly two years ago I put together a list of my favourite books for young readers just starting out on chapter books. Then a year ago I found...

Written by Sandy Fussell. Illustrated by Tull Suwannakit. Publisher: Walker Books Age Range: early childhood - middle primary (and adult dog/sentiment lovers!) Themes: pets; love; care; family; survival; resilience; happiness; seeking happiness. To purchase this book for your...

Children’s Books about Teeth Cleaning Cleaning your teeth before bed is as important as reading your books before bed in this house. We have a super sized poster in the bathroom from Aunty Amy, also...

Review of 'Misery Guts' QUT student, Angii Bennett, joins us here today to review 'Misery Guts'. You can see Anjii's previous reviews here and here. To add these books to your home, school or library collection...

Review of ‘Python’ Please welcome Fiona Eastwood back to Children’s Books Daily. Fiona is the primary school teacher librarian at Coopers Plains State School and like me, she is completing her Masters – so we...

Review of 'I'm Still Awake Still' Written and illustrated by Elizabeth Honey. Music composed by Sue Johnson Publisher: Allen and Unwin Age Range: Early Childhood – 80 Themes: bedtime, music, song, rhyme, family, dreams, animals, imagination, lullaby. To add...

Book Party: Flower Fairies My sister and I grew up pouring over the Flower Fairy books by Cicely Mary Baker, so it was no surprise to me that when her little girl requested a fairy...

Last week I wrote a little about PudStar's 8th birthday party (here), her favourite books at 8 years old (here), and her birthday bike (here), a Byk brand bike from our local cycling shop,...

Review of ‘Sew Together Grow Together’ Written by Trixi Symonds. Photographed by Nicola Bailey. Age Range: 6 years – adult Themes: sewing, craft, instructions, making, creating. To add this book to your home, school or library collection click...