Celebrating Book Week 2017

The theme was ‘Escape to Everywhere’, which could be interpreted and celebrated in many ways. With schools, libraries, booksellers and book creators celebrating, we’ve seen spectacular book character parades, wonderful displays, special readings and activities, and marvellous performances that have … Continue reading Celebrating Book Week 2017

All I Want for Christmas is Rain Teaching Notes

All I Want for Christmas is Rain, Cori Brooke (author), Megan Forward (illus.), New Frontier Publishing, November 2016. Review.  Lyrically and visually captivating. A book with heart and soul. Essences of innocence and good nature. All I Want for Christmas … Continue reading All I Want for Christmas is Rain Teaching Notes

Our Country, Our Stories – Reviews and Activities

It’s that glorious time again where teachers, parents, children, literacy creatives and advocates raid the bookshelves (and craft cupboards) in honour of the annual Book Week celebrations! Hosted by the Children’s Book Council of Australia and running from August 20th … Continue reading Our Country, Our Stories – Reviews and Activities