This evening I will be chatting with Sarah Howells on the 612ABC show, Bookworms. Once a month on a Tuesday I am let loose on a radio microphone (me...live...seriously) and allowed to talk books....

It’s no secret that I love to feature child reviews on my blog, I have a whole tab of them here. Today we are joined again by MS Readathon Ambassador and book blogger, Jazzy of...

I've not been at an announcement of The Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) shortlist since I was national VP quite some years ago now. The excitement in the room is palpable and to be...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Not to be outdone by his older brother, Lucas, aged 9, has come on board with some reviews for Children's Books Daily. You can see all reviews by young people here. I absolutely love...

The lovely Jazzy joins us again today to review of my absolute favouite series of the last year, 'The Mapmaker Chronicles' by A.L. Tait, who I've interviewed here. Allison Tait joins me in my...

I am always keen to investigate any new series for newly independent readers. 'Billie B Brown' and 'Hey Jack' are the ones that many of you will be familiar with, but parents and teachers...