Children’s Round-up: May 2018

Children’s Round-up: May 2018

Welcome to the Children’s Round-Up for May, 2018. If you’re anything like me – listening to podcasts about books when it’s hard to find the time to sit down and actually read them – you may be interested in a new Australian podcast which specifically...
Children’s Round-up: April 2018

Children’s Round-up: April 2018

Welcome to the Children’s Round-Up for April, 2018. Only a handful of children’s books have been linked to the blog this month, but it has been school holidays after all – which has certainly affected my own productivity! The Children’s Book Council of Australia...
Children’s Round-up: March 2018

Children’s Round-up: March 2018

Welcome to the Children’s Round-Up for March, 2018. This month I came across an interesting interview in The Guardian with celebrated Australian author, Jackie French. I particularly this quote of Jackie’s: By the time your child is 18 hopefully they will have...
Children’s Round-up: February 2018

Children’s Round-up: February 2018

February was an exciting month for Australian children’s literature with the announcement of the 2018-2019 Children’s Laureate, Morris Gleitzman, who said: Young people need stories more than ever. Stories to delight, stories to beguile, stories to inspire, stories to...
Children’s Round-up: January 2018

Children’s Round-up: January 2018

Welcome to the first Children’s Round-up for 2018, and my first post on behalf of the Australian Women Writers Challenge. I’ve enjoyed reading the linked reviews and wasn’t prepared for how difficult it would be to choose just a few to highlight in this month’s...