5 books featuring reluctant heroes + The Mapmaker Chronicles giveaway!

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On the blog today I am thrilled to have another guest post from author Allison Tait. Allison is the author of the fantastic The Mapmaker Chronicles series, which as family we have loved reading and cannot wait to read the fourth book in the series, Beyond the Edge of the Map, which is being released … [Read more...]

Australia Post Books – gorgeous books at great prices


This is a sponsored post. You don't have to search very far on this blog to find posts on lists of books for kids to read. We love books in our house and we have bookshelves overflowing with books. If you have visited an Australia Post shop recently you would have noticed they have a large range … [Read more...]

Christmas Traditions – An Aussie Year Sneak Peek (December)

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The winner was Julie: I’ve always made my Grandmother’s delicious mince pies; they melt in your mouth. This year’s will be even more special as she’s just passed away. This post is part of my 10 Week Christmas Planning Series. Click here to read more posts - Christmas Planning 2013. An … [Read more...]

Book Week 2013 – Activities and Ideas for CBCA Shortlisted Books

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I have written a post specifically with activities and ideas for the last few years based on information I can find online. If you are after more ideas and activities for the kids with books, you can also check out the previous year's posts here: Book Week 2012 – Activities and Ideas for CBCA … [Read more...]