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resources

Parents, teachers and librarians are special to Kids Book Review. We believe they have the toughest and most important jobs on the planet (and beyond), and we love what they do for kids.

Consequently, we are expanding our list of resources especially for these wonderful people. Following you will find a fabulous line-up of resources, being added to all the time. Want to see something else? Let us know!
A line-up of articles from both KBR contributors and guest posters. This will be updated frequently, so keep checking back.

Book Lists 
Book lists are an ideal way to source topic-specific or age-specific groups of books at a glance. They can be used in the classroom or at home. This list is being built - if you have a book or a book list you'd like to see added, let us know!

Labels
KBR currently holds a database of over 2,000 reviews (and rapidly growing!), so to make your book browsing easier, we've provided a series of labels that help narrow reviews down by content and theme.

Teachers' Notes and Lesson Plans
Here you will find an A-Z listing of teachers' notes on certain book titles. Please email us if you have notes you would like to share with other teachers.

A-Z of Reviews
Like pizza with the lot.

Bookish Links
For literary organisatons and writerly support.

Friends of KBR
KBR has some very, very clever friends who host some sensational sites, packed iwth literary resources and opportunities.

Events
Here you'll find a link to one-off special events like book launches and author visits, as well as a listing of literary events and festivals, Australia-wide.

eBooks
Yes, we finally have our own eBooks! Choose from such topics as picture book writing tips, social networking for creatives, and how to get your book reviewed. KBR's collection will be updated over time.

Newsletter
Popping up in your inbox on the 15th of each month, our fabulous KBR Newsletter is crammed with truly delicious book bites. Subscribers are privy to exclusive literary content and links regular KBR readers aren't, like author interviews, sneak peeks and publisher insiders. You'll also be the first to know about new competitions and upcoming content - a very good thing. And it's FREE!

Tania's Picks
From foreign language and wordless, to artsy and truly beautiful, KBR Founder and Editor-at-Large, Tania McCartney, showcases her favourite picture book finds. For picture book aficionados.

And of course... our brand new initiative, The KBR Literary Hub. Click the logo below for more.