2017 CBCA Children’s Book Week: Escape to Everywhere

As schools start back, the excitement begins to build for Book Week (if you're already thinking about costume ideas you'll find lots here! Here, Trisha Buckley introduces us to the theme for 2017 CBCA...
6 Aussie picture books to hug tight | childrensbooksdaily.com

Six Aussie Picture Books to Hug Tight

Today's guest post is from the wonderful Sandy Fussell, an award-winning, bestselling Australian children's author, who is also the in-schools Literary Festival Co-ordinator at The Story Crowd, children’s book reviewer for the Sunday Telegraph Funday supplement...
Book review: The Fall by Tristan Bancks

Review: ‘The Fall’ by Tristan Bancks

Megan describes herself as 'an avid fan' of Australian kids/YA author Tristan Bancks (you can read her Book People interview with him here). Given that her 'mind was blown' by Tristan's novel Two Wolves,...
Belinda Murrell interviews Oliver Phommavanh

Book people: Oliver Phommavanh

We hope you are enjoying our series of Book People posts for CBD! This week, bestselling author Belinda Murrell is back with another terrific interview with hilarious children's author Oliver Phommavanh. You might remember...
10 things you need to know about Deborah Abela

Book People: Deborah Abela

Deborah Abela is one of the most popular authors in Australian children's literature – and you only need to read one of her books or see one of her school presentations to know why children...
An oral history of Begin End Begin: A #LoveOZYA anthology

Begin, End, Begin: (The Making of) A #LoveOzYA Anthology

This week, TMB is excited to be highlighting a shiny new YA release. Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA anthology showcases some of the brightest stars on the Australian YA scene, and makes the perfect gift...
Jacqueline Harvey reviews The Boy And The Spy by Felice Arena

Review: ‘The Boy And The Spy’ by Felice Arena

This week, Team Megan's Blog has great pleasure in bringing together two of the biggest names in Australian children's literature, as bestselling author (and one of Megan's favourites) Jacqueline Harvey reviews The Boy And The...
Book review: Dragonfly Song by Wendy Orr

Review: ‘Dragonfly Song’ by Wendy Orr

In the lead-up to the announcement in August of the CBCA Book Of The Year Awards, Team Megan's Blog plans to bring you reviews of as many shortlisted books as we can. This week, Australian...
Hetty Feather by Jacqueline Wilson reviewed by a kid book blogger

Jazzy’s Bookshelf: Hetty Feather

The lovely Jazzy is back this week with a brand-new review for your reading pleasure! Megan loves sharing her blog with young reviewers, and Jazzy is one of her favourites. This week, she's reviewing...
The story behind A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee

The story behind the book: Karen Foxlee’s ‘A Most Magical Girl’

*Please see the end of this article for a special message Karen Foxlee's 'A Most Magical Girl' is having a well-deserved most magical run in 2017. Not only has A Most Magical Girl won the...