Review of ‘The Bogan Mondrian’

Title: 'The Bogan Mondrian’ Author: Steven Herrick Publisher: UQP. Teachers' Notes are here. Themes: grief, fathers, domestic violence, gambling, family, friendship, hope, trust, prejudice. I often wonder if it’s overwhelming to be a celebrated author with a new book about...

Review of ‘A Boat of Stars’

Title: A Boat of Stars: New Poems to Inspire and Enchant Editors: Margaret Connolly and Natalie Jane Prior Publisher: Harper Collins Age Range: babies – middle primary Themes: poetry, rhyme, language, anthology, family, feelings, Indigenous, animals, food, identity,...

The Little Prince

#notsponsored #justloveagoodbookproduction 'The Little Prince' by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is one of those books that can see you from childhood through to adulthood, so ageless is its message and its celebration of the things that...

School Book Clubs

I was very pleased to be able to talk about one of my favourite topics, student book clubs, in a webinar tonight. Eduwebinars hosts some of the best educacational webinars around and if you...