BOOK STACK :: Keeping the kids entertained

Now that the excitement of Christmas is starting to settle (although, full disclosure, I like to keep it going for the full 12 days through to 6 Jan!) we’re starting to think about settling into school holidays. Like many people around the country – and the world I guess – we’re laying pretty low right […]

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Christmassy :: Q&A :: Samone Amba

I feel like there has been some really outstanding Aussie middlegrade coming out this year, and one of the titles I have on my TBR that looks fantastic is Samone Amba’s debut novel The Good Times of Pelican Rise: Save the Joeys. This one looks like perfect school holiday reading for kids heading into or […]

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Christmassy :: Q&A :: Eva Amores and Matt Cosgrove

Justin Chase is having the WORST WEEK EVER!His Mum has just married a vampire.His Dad is driving a giant toilet on wheels.His cat has probably been abducted by aliens.A psychotic bully is making his first day at a new school miserable.And right now, he’s hanging off the edge of a 10-metre-high diving tower in front […]

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Christmassy :: Books for Young Readers

Popping in quickly today to share a stack of Christmassy books for young readers – junior and newly independent readers through middle grade. There are more fab Christmas kids’ books coming out each year, and these are by no means the only great ones out there, but htey are some we have read and loved. […]

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Friday Favourites :: 5 November

Hello! Happy Friday! It is proper spring weather here this week – warm and sunny some days, and pouring rain the others. My garden is super happy about it, and I have to admit that I’m quite partial to a rainy day too (especially if I don’t have to leave the house!) We’ve had a […]

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KIDLIT :: The Super Adventures of Ollie and Bea :: Renée Treml

Ollie is an owl who wears glasses. And Bea is a bunny with very big feet. They don’t know it yet, but they are about to be best friends. Can they help each other to find their OTTER-LY awesome inner superhero? My 7 year old is absolutely devouring books at the moment, and The Super […]

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