My Favourite Books for all ages.

February has been all about spreading the love of books. Did you enter our Giveaway? A HUGE thank you to everyone that did. The response was amazing! Congratulations Mary and Stephanie who both won a copy of Emma the Eager

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Love is in the Air! – International Book Day Blog Hop

“Love is in the air everywhere I look around   Love is in the air every sight and every sound And I don’t know if I’m being foolish Don’t know if I’m being wise But it’s something that I must

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International Book Giving Day Coming Soon!

It’s almost here! International Book Giving Day is the same day as Valentines Day, Feb 14!  What does this mean? Spreading the love of books to children everywhere! It’s such a wonderful idea I decided to jump onboard and join

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How to Make a Magical Fairy House for Your Garden

Do you have fairies at the bottom of your garden? Do the fairies help clean your house? Pick up after the kids?  Or perhaps hide the odd sock or two?  Have you ever thought about building a house for the

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How to Bring Diversity to the Classroom.

As we approach Australia Day, a day where we celebrate all things fabulous about being Australian. It is also a time to reflect on our beginnings. Where have we all come from? Over the years we have grown into a

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Six Strategies for a Successful School Visit.

Last week was Book Week. I visited four schools and did six readings. It is a busy time yet one of my favourite times of the year as I love being invited into schools to read to so many wonderful

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Book Love Blog Hop- Seven Signs You Are A Bookaholic!

August 9 is officially Book Lovers Day! In honour of this great excuse to pick up a book and read, some of my writerly friends and I are having fun by sharing all the ways we adore reading. Please join me

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5 Fun Reptilian Facts

Frazzled Freya and her other quirky Australian reptilian friends had a fantastically fun time sharing unusual facts about themselves during her week long ebook launch party. As so many fabulous people played along with the fact or fiction questions, Freya thought

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Tea for Two or Maybe More.

Kids love any excuse for a tea party. My neighbour’s kids think it’s wonderful when I invite them over for High Tea. We go all out using my special china and make lots of tiny sandwiches and cakes. I try

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Collaborative Class Journals Produce Oodles of Reading and Writing.

I belong to a wonderful group of writers and authors with a common interest, that is, encouraging kids to learn to read through new and interesting children’s literature. This month we have a theme to post suggestions on book making

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