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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Friday Favourites :: 4 June

Happy Friday bookish friends! Doesn’t the week fly when you start with a long weekend? It’s been a real whirlwind type of week here – I was super busy at work this week, out at painting class on Wednesday, and catching up on things at home today. I’m planning a bit of a furniture re-arrange […]

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What’s your kid reading Wednesday

I had fun with my post from a few weeks ago about what my seven year old was reading, so I thought it might be good to make it a semi-regular sort of thing. I might call it “What’s your kid reading Wednesday” , because I do like the alliteration, even if it’s a bit […]

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Last Now Next :: 21 April

Today’s post is coming to you from my 7 year old’s bedside table! I’m always interested to hear what everyone’s kids are reading, and A is really getting into planning her reading the moment so i thought I’d share her last, current, and next reads. LAST: Dog Man: Unleashed by Dav PilkeyA loved Cat Kid […]

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