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I love nothing more than events themed around books - you may have noticed this if you follow me on social media:). All our birthday parties are book themed (see here for some) and...

I am getting slightly over-excited about the Australian tour by Kate DiCamillo in May. She's not doing many events, and my book club girls at school are lucky enough to have her coming to...

This evening I will be talking on ABC Radio Brisbane with Trevor Jackson about my favourite titles of the last month or so. I've listed the titles below - tune in at 8:30pm to...

Title: The Turnkey Author: Allison Rushby Publisher: Walker Books Australia Age Range: 9+ Themes: ghosts; paranormal; history; World War II; historical fiction. Click on cover image or title links to read more and to purchase. FREE SHIPPING CODE is...

We don’t do lots of Easter gifts, as it's really not about the gifts...but I do rather love the pale colours and PRETTIES that are around at this time of year! Our backyard hens...

Quinn heard an awe-inspiring sound from above and his blood seemed to freeze under his skin. Hardly daring to do so, he looked up and there was the big cat, perched on the edge...

My parents regularly attend talks at The Wesley Hospital in Brisbane on many and varied topics and the latest one was on Motor Neurone Disease (MND), with Wayne Patterson as a guest speaker. MND or...

One of the very first books I ever owned was a beautiful collection of Peter Rabbit books and I have all things Beatrix Potter ever since. Every year our Year Three teacher has a...

I spoke earlier in the week about my love of Easter 'homewares'. I seem unable to resist the whites, greys and pastel perfection of bunnies, bilbies and homewares. I don’t really love Christmas home decor…but...

St Rita's College and Riverbend Books, in conjunction with Walker Books and Read Like a Girl are hosting what is SURE to be a wonderful event for Kate DiCamillo's only public Queensland event. All...