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The amazing true story of how babies are made by Fiona Katauskas

Nominee for 2016 Children’s Book Council Eve Pownall Award for Information Books during Book Week –

Babies, babies everywhere… but how? Not only do birds do it, but bears do it and so do giraffes. 93 more words

By Sharon

Run, Pip, run by J.C. Jones

Nominee for 2016 Children’s Book Council Older Readers Book of the Year Award during Book Week –

The emotional strength of children is amazing. Although I am cranky with Sully for keeping Pip away from her mum that is a personal response from where I am in life. 68 more words

By Sharon

Phasmid by Rohan Cleave

A beautifully illustrated true story of an insect brought back from almost extinction. It reads like a picture book adventure and finishes with a few pages of information about the rediscovery and rescue of this insect. 32 more words

By Amy

Mr Huff by Anna Walker

I like the way that Anna has visually depicted a bad mood, that it can grow big and hang around a child. Bill decides to look at his bad mood and takes it by the hand. 65 more words

By Cynthia

Teacher resources for My Dead Bunny

Children’s Book Week is coming up fast: this year it’s August 22nd – 26th.

My latest book My Dead Bunny is shortlisted in the 2016 Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards, in the… 351 more words


Ride, Ricardo, ride! by Phil Cummings

Short-listed for the 2016  CBCA Picture Book of the Year award. Ride, Ricardo, Ride! is the story of a young boy who loves to ride his bike until the shadows come and he has to hide his bike away. 75 more words

By Amy

Flight by Nadia Wheatley

Nominee for 2016 Children’s Book Council Picture Book of the Year Award during Book Week – This is a powerfully dark, thought provoking, heart wrenching picture book. 109 more words

By Sharon