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For All Creatures by Glenda Millard and Rebecca Cool

I recently discovered that my library copy of 'For All Creatures' was missing in action and I rather scrambled to find a replacement as it is one of my all time favourite picture books...
Spaces in Bedroom for Books

Statement from Children’s Books Daily

To my wonderful readers, You deserve an explanation. My husband died suddenly a few months ago. My two little girls and I, and extended family, have been broken by the loss of a wonderful husband, father,...

Book Week Costumes

If you're a teacher librarian in a school, particularly a primary school, Book Week is will no doubt be one of your busiest weeks of the year. Last week was the turn of the...

Review of ‘Kookoo Kookaburra’

I have most excellent neighbours - I really do. I always knew this, but the past few months has really proven this; the care they have shown the girls and I, as well as...

Jazzy’s Bookshelf: Raymie Nightingale

Tween book blogger Jazzy is back, this time with a review of Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo. You can read Jazzy’s complete bio here, see her blog homepage here and ‘like’ her Facebook page,...
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It’s GIVEAWAY time!

The Your Kid's Next Read Facebook group has crashed through the 2000+ members barrier, and we're holding a giveaway for members to celebrate! (Not a member yet, click here to join one of the...

A Monster Calls: From Story to Screenplay

It was an absolute privilege to a) be invited to a special preview screening of 'A Monster Calls' and b) be able to get out of the house to attend (thanks mum and dad!)....

612ABC: Bookworms

Tonight on 612ABC Brisbane I'll be talking my favourite books of the past month or so with Trevor Jackson. You can click on the title links to read more about each book or purchase...
The reading handbook by Children's Books Daily

Coming to a bookshelf near you…

Since the end of 2016, I've had an exciting project in the pipeline and early this year my name was signed on the dotted line of a publishing contract with UQP. I've never seen...
A kid review of Akarnae by Lynette Noni | Children's Books Daily

Jazzy’s Bookshelf: Akarnae

Kid book blogger Jazzy is back, this time with a review of Akarnae, the first book in The Medoran Chronicles series by Lynette Noni. You can read Jazzy’s complete bio here, see her blog...