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The Wonderful World of Raina Telgemeier Graphic Novels

By Megan Daley | Nov 11, 2019
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Raina Telgemeier has taken the kidlit world by storm and in my library her books actually never make it back to the shelves – EVER. They go from returns chute to next…

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Book People: Tony Flowers

By Megan Daley | Jul 18, 2019
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The latest book collaboration between Tony Flowers and Nick Falk is ‘Vognox the Viking’ and readers from 7+ are so going to enjoy this funny, clever and rollicking tale of a Viking…

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Cover Design: Jo Hunt

By Megan Daley | Apr 11, 2019
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There’s that old saying, ‘you can’t judge a book by its cover’. But you know what? We all do – yes even teacher librarians like myself. Unless we are hunting down a…

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Summer School Music Program

By Megan Daley | Oct 2, 2018
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This is not a sponsored post and I have absolutely no affiliation with this organisation apart from thinking they are most excellent indeed.  This coming January will be Pud’s fourth year of…

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Book + Profession Match: The Milliner Collection

By Megan Daley | Jun 6, 2016
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My husband has know the Le Mura family since childhood, but I only had the pleasure of meeting Angelica recently, at a 40th where we bonded over a shared love of blog…

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Slow Communication Station

By Megan Daley | Oct 27, 2015
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Our Junior School Library has a makerspace zone, and we incorporate high tech and low tech makerspace ideas into our library planning and teaching – you can read more about this here and…

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Creating and Crafting Books

By Megan Daley | Jun 23, 2015
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Creating and Crafting Books (Alternate Title – Megan Daley has a Meltdown on her Blog About School Lunches) School holidays are approaching and I could not be more pleased. I adore working…

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Happy 150th Alice in Wonderland!

By Megan Daley | Jun 17, 2015
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Happy 150th Alice in Wonderland (you get the present!) This year marks the 150th birthday of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and in the week I’ll be sharing some of the very special editions…

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Gifts for Literature Lovers: Part Two

By Megan Daley | Oct 6, 2014
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Gifts for Literature Lovers: Part Two Not in any way, shape or form a sponsored post…just me sharing gift ideas and telling you about a fab  company. Nothing in it for me…

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The Frida Kahlo Series: Part One

By Megan Daley | Aug 7, 2014

The Frida Kahlo Series: Part One I’ve been meaning to write about Pud’s Frida flowers for so long now as so many of you comment on her flowers on Instagram. So here…

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The Frida Kahlo Series: Part Three

By Megan Daley | Aug 7, 2014
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Part One is here and Part Two are here. PudStar made me promise that the next school holidays we would re-decorate her room as she was clearly far too old for her…

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Spineless Classics: Literature as Art

By Megan Daley | Nov 28, 2013
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Spineless Classics: Literature as Art Earlier in the year I spoke about our ‘Secret Garden’ Spineless Classic art print, which I made a display around in the library. The students still adore…

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Gifts for the Librarians in Your Life

By Megan Daley | Oct 29, 2013
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Gifts for the Librarians in Your Life Just this week I’ve finished my Masters in Teacher Librarianship – insert applause. I now have three degrees to my name, two of them in…

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Spineless Classics

By Megan Daley | Sep 10, 2013
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Spineless Classics I’ve spoken before about creating a print rich environment – surrounding your children with print in all forms. Well I’ve just added the most amazing print form to my library…

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Book People: Sarah Davis

By Megan Daley | Jul 3, 2013
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Book People: Sarah Davis I’ve been online stalking Sarah Davis for some time now – in the nicest possible way! I have adored her illustrations ever since I purchased ‘Fearless’ some years…

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Book People: Vale Gregory Rogers

By Megan Daley | Jun 20, 2013
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Vale Gregory Rogers 19th June 1957 – 1st May 2013 Gregory Rogers was one of Australia’s most internationally recognized and highly awarded author/illustrators, a gifted musician, and a wonderful long lunch companion;…

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Book People: Tania McCartney

By Megan Daley | May 20, 2013
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Book People: Tania McCartney I recently commented on one of Tania McCartney’s photos on Instagram.  It was a photo of her back garden full of gorgeous Autumn leaves. I said how much…

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Story Starters – Story Stones

By Megan Daley | Nov 14, 2012
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I am SO not a storyteller. I read books – I need a script. I admire storytellers immensely, but it’s just not me. Plus I talk too much. If I were to…

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