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Stories in All Forms: Stories in Silver

By Megan Daley | Feb 21, 2019
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If you’ve been reading my blog for a while now, you will know that I love a local online jewellery store by the name of Oh My Giddy Aunt – this is not a sponsored post just a personal recommendation. I have all manner of bling from Oh My Giddy…

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Literary Tour to Shanghai International Literary Festival

By Megan Daley | Jan 29, 2019
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‘Travelling Book Club’ week in Shanghai. Literature, inspiration, conversation, authentic cuisine and truly absorbing explorations of old and new China. This post is not sponsored in any way, I just had to share the details because this is my kind of holiday and one day I’ll go! I have been…

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Children’s Books Daily in Bali

By Megan Daley | Dec 13, 2018
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If you are looking for a post about top tips for Bali holidays, this is not the blog post for you. I do books remember? If however, you would like to know about the best travel journal for children that I have ever found, read on, and if you’re lucky…

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The Ultimate List of ALL.THE.LISTS this Christmas

By Megan Daley | Dec 6, 2018

Over the last few weeks we’ve been publishing ALL.THE.LISTS for Christmas book buying. To help you find what you’re after here is ONE list with all those lists in one place. There is absolutely something for everyone here – from babies through to young adult and adult readers. Happy shopping!…

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Your Kid’s Next Read Book Lists: The ONE Book I’m buying this Christmas

By Megan Daley | Nov 21, 2018
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Recently in the Your Kid’s Next Read Facebook group, Allison Tait asked members to name the one book they are definitely recommending or buying for a young reader this Christmas. BEHOLD! This epic list is below for your reading and ‘add to cart’ pleasure! Books for 1-2 Year-Olds (as recommended…

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The 15 Most Popular Books in my Junior School Library in 2018

By Megan Daley | Nov 12, 2018
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Each year I do so enjoy looking at the stats on ‘most borrowed items’ from the Junior Library. Possibly this is a librarian thing, but I find it fascinating. There is absolutely no surprises on this list for me…these are the books that are time and time again never on…

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Teacher Gifts

By Megan Daley | Nov 6, 2018
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Good educators can set the path for your child’s future; they inspire, empower and guide our children alongside parents and they deserve an utterly genuine ‘THANK YOU’ for what they do. This thanks does not need to be expensive, it just needs to be heartfelt. Teaching is exhausting and rewarding in…

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The Global Literacy Challenge – There’s An App For That! Library For All

By Megan Daley | Nov 4, 2018
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I became aware of the fabulous work done by Library for All, through Dr Lara Cain Gray, who is their Senior Research Librarian and someone I admire very much. I have been so incredibly impressed by the work of this not for profit organisation and I’ve asked Lara to tell us…

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‘Raising Readers’ Cover Reveal

By Megan Daley | Oct 24, 2018
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Oh goodness it starts to feel real when you have a cover! My book, ‘Raising Readers: How to nurture a child’s love of books’ is due in stores in April 2019 and is published by University of Qld Press. I feel in very safe hands with the team at UQP…

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Top Ten Blog Reads this Month

By Megan Daley | Oct 18, 2018
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It’s getting to the time of year when I start to reflect a little on this blog and what content has connected with you as readers. I very rarely look at my Google analytics, mainly as I’m never sure what it all means, but when I do look at what…

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