There were two choices for our next Book Club read, 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' (to tie in with the movie release) and 'Freedom Swimmer'. I think the pull of the movie swayed...

So many, many books come across my desk that it takes something pretty special to wow me these days. 'Mechanica' has wowed me and more. It is innovative in a way I have not...

The lovely Year Five students have been reading 'Space Demons' in class and considering the book review format. As part of this project, I was asked to choose my favourite review to publish here...

Author: Nova Weetman Publisher: UQP Age Range: Middle Grade; upper primary; lower secondary; 10 years+ Themes: grief; loss; school; family; friendships; lies; mental illness To purchase 'The Secrets We Keep', click on title links or cover image.  I picked this book...

Well that was quick! The delightful Jazzy from 'Jazzy's Bookshelf' has read and reviewed the much anticipated 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' in record time and is sharing her review with us today....

I feel so very honoured that 11 year old Jazzy, of Jazzy's Bookshelf, shares some of her reviews here on Children's Books Daily. Reviews by young people, for young people, are the very best...

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...

One of my regular young reviewers is the gorgeous Jazzy, of ‘Jazzy’s Bookshelf’. You can read Jazzy’s complete bio here, see her blog homepage here and ‘like’ her Facebook page, managed by her mum, here. Today Jazzy...