Join me today for a chat with Inda Ahmad Zahri! Inda tells a bit about herself and why she wrote her new picture book Salih illustrated by Anne Ryan and published by Ford St Publishing. Andrew: Hi Inda! Great to have you on the blog for an interview! Can you introduce yourself to us? Inda:… Continue reading Interview With Inda Ahmad Zahri
Rewind a few decades to when The Monster at the end of this Book was being read to you! If you were like me, you might remember Grover begging you not to turn the page because there was a monster at the end of the book. You put poor old Grover through torture by turning… Continue reading The Monster at the end of this Book – Review
Super excited to have Liz Ledden with us today for an interview! Andrew: Hi Liz! Thanks for coming on my blog. Could you introduce yourself to us? Liz: Hi Andrew – thanks for having me! I’m a kids’ book author based in Sydney’s inner west, and I also co-host a kids’ book podcast, One More… Continue reading Liz Ledden Interview
Introduction Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site written by Sherri Duskey Rinker and illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld is another one of our favourite bedtime stories at home. Why? It has all sorts of awesome construction site vehicles. You know, the ones you see and immediately point and yell in a panic, “Look! Look! Look!” hoping to high… Continue reading Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site – Picture Book Review.
Ladies and gentlemen. I’m afraid I have some rather chilling news for you. Throughout history, story time has been simple. Authors write stories. You read the stories to your kids. Simple. Well, that’s until The Book With No Pictures showed up. The author, B. J. Novak has used the foundational rules of reading a story… Continue reading Picture Book Classics: The Book With No Pictures Review
The 13-Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton has been making kids explode with laughter for a decade now. The story is set in Andy and Terry’s 13-Story Treehouse. This is definitely not your average treehouse. It’s like Andy has created a machine that sucks the brainwaves out of his target audience, amplified it… Continue reading 13-Story Treehouse review
The prestigious awards for children’s books, the CBCA Book of the Year awards have announced their 2021 shortlist. The categories are. Book of the year: older readers Book of the year: younger readers Book of the year: early childhood Picture book of the year These awards have been around since 1946! They’re the children’s book… Continue reading Children’s Book Council of Australia announces 2021 Book of the Year shortlist.
With Easter just around the corner and kids all over the world are ready to pounce on anything egg-shaped and chocolatey, it’s the perfect time to interview Rory H. Mather. Why? Because he has a new book Easter Hat-astrophe published by Scholastic Australia out now. Andrew: Hi Rory. Can you introduce yourself to all the… Continue reading Author Chat with Rory H. Mather
Today, I’m very lucky to have Vikki Conley for an interview. Vikki is a children’s book author with several books published. Read on to find out more about Vikki and her latest book Amira’s Suitcase. Andrew: Hi Vikki, it’s so great to have you on my blog. Can you tell us where you are from… Continue reading Author Chat with Vikki Conley
What would you do if an army of giant spiders were coming to get you? Thankfully, you don’t have to do anything because Nelson’s got it covered. Nelson was just a typical nerdy kid. He had no idea he was from a line of ninja’s. His dad was a ninja, but his dad had vanished… Continue reading Chapter book Review – Ninja Kid Book 1 by Anh Do