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School Visit - Binjour

Love this gorgeous photo with the kids at Binjour State School. A warm and welcoming little school family and a delight to visit!



Today, I’m very excited to welcome writerly friend and award winning verse novelist, Sally Murphy. I’m going to be talking about Sally’s latest wonderful book, … 936 more words

Writing Tips

On the Road Again...

The yellow ‘Bully’ bus has hit the road again, this time rolling up at the Curtis Coast Literary Carnivale, in Gladstone, for more launch celebrations. 206 more words


Review: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Words take my breath
Begging me to slowly reread
Savor each story

This is the review after I read it the first time. 96 more words

Children's Literature

Bully on the Bus - Launch Pics & Activities

To see the amazing photos from the Bundaberg Library Launch of Bully on the Bus, click herehttp://katswhiskers.wordpress.com/kats-books/2014-release-bully-on-the-bus/bundaberg-library-launch.

To access the craft and poetry activities used at the Bundaberg Library Launch, click… 7 more words


Big City = Big News

On Thursday, 3rd July, my friend Ally, her two kids, and I, loaded into her little red car and made the long drive to… the city! 262 more words


Roses are blue by Sally Murphy : a beautifully moving verse novel for young readers @sallymurphy

Roses are blue
By Sally Murphy
Illustrated by Gabriel Evans

Walker books Australia
ISBN 9781922244376

I have always been a huge fan of verse novels. I love the visual aspect of the text on the page and the brevity of words which creates more impact connecting emotionally with the reader. 169 more words

Primary School