A version of this article was originally published on Mumtastic, winner of the prestigious OMMA award in 2014, full of smart, practical parenting advice, inspirational ideas for the home, style solutions, and more. One of the most exciting parts...

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...

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) awards are the most highly regarded children’s/YA lit awards within the industry and in the wider community. This evening on 612ABC Brisbane, I will be chatting with David Curnow about...

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...

Australia has an incredibly diverse, vibrant and fabulous children’s literary community which produces some of the best children’s books in the world and the CBCA Book of the Year Awards recognize some of this...

Book Week 2015: Books Light Up Our World Happy Book Week readers! The 2015 Children’s Book Week theme is ‘Books Light up our World’ – fabulous opportunities to talk with our young people about books...

Book Week 2015: Books Light Up Our World How darned great is this year’s Book Week theme?! Jackie, Best Teaching Partner Ever (BTPE) and makerspace aficionado, is rather excited about the electronic circuity possibilities and...

Biome Sale: Bookweek and Makerspace Products at 25% Off One of my all-time favourite stores, Biome, has 25% off for 48 more hours only and my order is placed, so feel free to now place...

The Children's Book Council of Australia 2015 Short List and Notables The Children’s Book Council of Australia awards are the most highly regarded children’s/YA lit awards within the industry and in the wider community. If...

Book Week 2014: Parade Costumes ...for students and staff! Oh Book Week...I have a love/hate relationship with you. It feels like the planning for Book Week starts in April each year and yet when Book Week...