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I feel so very honoured that 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 kind and Jazzy...

In her seventh novel, international bestselling author and twice winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal Kate DiCamillo blends pathos and humour. 'Raymie Nightingale' is masterful writing and will remain with the reader long after...

The launch of ‘Lucy’s Book’ last week was truly beautiful and a huge thanks must go to St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School for allowing me to host the event in our lovely Junior School...

Tonight was our first meeting of the year for Girl Zone Book Club – a group I run for Year Six students and a significant woman in their life – mother, aunt, grandma, older...

As a child, I was allowed half an hour of TV a day and that could only be ABC. Clearly I am traumatised by a childhood spent without much access to television and my pop culture...

Click on title links or cover images to read more about each book and purchase.  #loveOzYA Like when I read Claire Zorn's 'One Would Think the Deep', 'The Things we Promise' took me back to my...

I’ve met many children over my years as a teacher librarian who love nothing more than reading every non-fiction book in the library. They crack me up with their topic obsessions and their encyclopaedic...

Click on title links or cover images to purchase books.  I really love books which tap into those parts of young minds that like to dream of future careers. Most young girls I know at...

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...

I’m not a fan of Valentines Day and all that jazz, I do love books about love. There is nothing better than settling into bed with a small, freshly washed child and reading a...