KIDLIT :: Just a Rabbit :: Priscilla Pho & Francisco Fonseca

Ethicool Books is a new Melbourne-based children’s book company with a focus on beautiful books tackling big issues to inspire little minds. The reached out recently and asked whether I’d be interested in receiving a copy of their latest release Just a Rabbit (by Priscilla Pho and Francisco Fonseca) – of course I was keen […]

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KIDLit :: This Small Blue Dot :: Zeno Sworder

With a strong message of interconnectedness, hope and empowerment, This Small Blue Dot follows a little girl exploring the big and small things in life. From contemplating our place on this ‘blue dot’ to the best Italian, Chinese and Indian desserts, the book provides a broader, more inclusive view of who we are, where we […]

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kidlit :: Dogography :: Maree Coote

I absolutely adore Maree Coote’s amazing typographic books. I just think they are so clever and fun – they are perfect for littlies just learning their letters, and also wonderful entertainment for older kids. I have previously raved about Animology and Letters from Australia here, and we also have Letters from Melbourne, and they all […]

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kidlit :: The Battle :: Ashling Kwok

I’m so delighted to be part of the Books on Tour Blog Tour for Ashling Kwok’s brand new picture book The Battle. This is a gorgeous book – both the story and those illustrations (by Cara King)! – about facing fears that are holding you back. Ashling was kind enough to answer some questions about […]

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kidlit :: Whitney and Britney: Chicken Divas :: Lucinda Gifford

National Simultaneous Storytime was held a few weeks ago on 27 May. This year’s featured book for the event was Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas by Lucinda Gifford. I think NSS is such a wonderful event – here’s some information from the Australian Library and Information Association NSS website, because they can explain it much […]

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