Tuesday, 19 November 2019
10 Quirky Questions with author/illustrator Caroline Magerl
1. What's your hidden talent? I can fly! At the age of seven, I realised my hidden talent. After taping on a set of cardboard wings,...
Monday, 18 November 2019
Review: Mum's Jumper
Filled with hard-hitting heart and emotion, this is a story of loss, grief and acceptance. Mum’s Jumper opens with a scene showing a yo...
Review: The Secret Starling
This debut novel is multi-layered and exciting. It’s built on scattered pieces of information that are gathered together and built into m...
Sunday, 17 November 2019
Review: Cunning Crow
From the stunning deep mulberry cover, featuring the penetrating stare of the cunning crow, fringed by dot-painted circles of earthen-hues...
Saturday, 16 November 2019
Giveaway: The Book of Stone
Every stone has its own unique story – and everybody needs a story stone and a book to collect it in! Together Mark Greenwood and ...
Review: How to Grow a Friend
How to Grow a Friend uses growing a plant to help explain to littlies what it takes to make friends and over time how to look after their...
Friday, 15 November 2019
Review: Miss Eliza Flowerdew Can Nearly Touch the Ceiling
Lucy is five. She is curious as to how long it will take her to do and see as much as grown-ups can. Her grandpa changes a light bulb wit...
Guest Post: Helene Magisson on The Secrets Behind Illustration
When reading one of my latest picture books, a 10-year-old little girl asked me this question: ‘What do you tell in your illustrations ...
Thursday, 14 November 2019
Review: Animals At Night
The sun sets at the end of another day, but have you ever wondered what happens after dark? This beautifully illustrated book shows ...
Meet The Illustrator: Leanne Watson
Name: Leanne Watson Describe your illustration style in ten words or less. My illustration style is traditional and contemporary Daru...
Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Look What I'm Reading! Karys McEwen
Karys McEwen is the librarian across both Prahran High School and Richmond High School in Melbourne, Australia. She is the current P...
Have you ever told a lie? A little white lie, or a big porky-pie? Well, the lyrebird learns how to lie from the day it hatches. And this ...
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