Review of 'Dear Scarlett' Written by Fleur Hitchcock Publisher: Noisy Crow Age Range: middle primary Themes: mystery, adventure It is Children's Book Week here in Australia so it seemed fitting that I should have one my favourite child reviewers...

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...

Mystery Fiction: Truly Tan ‘Truly Tan’ series written by Jen Storer and illustrated by Claire Robertson. Publisher: Harper Collins Age Range: 8 years+ Themes: family, friends, siblings, sibling rivalry, family dynamics, mystery, spies, spying, moving house, moving...

In her seventh novel, international bestselling author and twice winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal Kate DiCamillo blends pathos and humour. 'Raymie Nightingale' is masterful writing and will remain with the reader long after...

Book People: Rebecca Johnson I feel like I've known Rebecca for the longest time and I cannot believe I've not featured her sooner in one of my Book People posts! She was actually one of...

Book People: David Mackintosh I have loved the work of David Mackintosh for the longest time and I am so excited to be featuring him here today - I rather loved what he said about his...

Review of ‘Found: The Art of Recycling’ Please welcome Fiona Eastwood to Children’s Books Daily. Fiona is a primary school teacher librarian at Coopers Plains State School and like me she is completing her Masters...

I am going to attempt to remain professional throughout this post, but I must just say that my love of Richard Roxburgh runs deep. I rarely become enamoured with actors, all my crushes tend...

I’ve met many children over my years as a teacher librarian who love nothing more than reading every non-fiction book in the library. They crack me up with their topic obsessions and their encyclopaedic...

Today is Pud's ninth birthday* and we celebrated with family yesterday as today is a school day - although, excitement of all excitements...cross country was cancelled today due to rain...a welcome birthday gift from...