Next week is Dyslexia Empowerment Week Australia-wide, and it’s something we always join in with at school.  Now in it's fourth year, this national event has been created  to increase awareness of dyslexia in support...

I have done a few blog posts now, and spoken on 612ABC, about books which focus on the Autism Spectrum. However I am no expert in this area and a firm believer in finding...

Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based TV screenwriter, journalist and newspaper columnist, who has PhD in creative writing and cultural studies. That's the official spiel from his website but I'm pretty sure that my intro is better; Benjamin Law...

The delightful and ridiculously well-read Trish Buckley is here again with us today, reviewing her latest YA book love. I've known Trish for the longest time now and I wish I could see her...

I read Randa Abdel-Fattah's 'Does My Head Look Big in This' years ago and have been an avid fan of everything she has written since. We have also had her as a visiting author...

I’m spending the weekend in my kind of heaven – surrounded by some of the best of the best in children’s and young adult publishing at The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) conference....

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...

My truly beautiful friend, Trish Buckley, is currently doing her Masters, and one of her first tasks for uni was to write a blog post about digital citizenship. Trish and I love the digital...

We are incredibly fortunate to have living with us, a delightful student from Macau, so Chinese New Year 2016: Year of the Fire Monkey, is being celebrated in style in our household! We’ve always...

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...