We are four weeks into Term One here in Queensland and already I'm thinking of the Easter break - mostly because I have no idea how my tired little preppie child is going to...

It would be fair to say that I am just a little bit excited about this new book. 'Lucy's Book' is a book for anyone who has ever loved a book with all their...

QPAC in Association with Tall Stories Theatre Company  presents... The Snail and the Whale I know they are best known for ‘The Gruffalo’, but my favourite Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler book has always been ‘The Snail and the...

With Summer holidays approaching fast, tis time to start booking library workshops, arts workshops and theatre experiences for the youngest people in the family. I know many people visit the zoo, beach or bushwalk...

Today Pud and I had the absolute privilege to join two of Qld’s favourite authors and book lovers, Frances Whiting (journalist and author) and Rebecca Sparrow (columnist and author) at their inaugural  “Book Lovers’ High Tea” at Brisbane’s oldest cafe, the Shingle...

Join two of Qld's favourite book lovers, Frances Whiting (journalist and author) and Rebecca Sparrow (columnist and author) at the inaugural  "Shingle Inn Book Lovers' High Tea" at Brisbane's oldest and most loved cafe, the Shingle Inn City Hall. Frances and Rebecca will  discuss "what are you...

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...

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...

Thanks to Penguin Random House, we have just had a visit from Tony Flowers and Nick Falk who are two of my favs in this children's literature business - though I did give up...

Oh how I love and loathe the literary season, which seems to start in July and end at the end of Brisbane Writers Festival in September. I love it for it's celebration of all...