13-Story Treehouse review

A whacky story that kids will love.

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

Children’s Book Council of Australia announces 2021 Book of the Year shortlist.

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.

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Author Chat with Rory H. Mather

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

Chapter book Review – Ninja Kid Book 1 by Anh Do

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

Kids Book Giveaway #2 – Have You Seen A Tree For Me?

Update: Competition finished. Congratulations Nicole from St Clair! One gorgeous picture book coming your way! Your chance to win a copy of Have You Seen A Tree For Me? For my next children’s book giveaway, I am giving away a copy of Have You Seen A Tree For Me? Written by Koala expert Sarah Eccleston… Continue reading Kids Book Giveaway #2 – Have You Seen A Tree For Me?

Have You Seen A Tree For Me – Picture Book Review

I was pretty excited to get my hands on Have You Seen A Tree For Me. My sister, Jenni Goodman illustrated it! The story was written by koala expert from Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Sarah Eccleston. You don’t have to think back far to remember the horrible bushfires around Australia in 2019 and early 2020 and… Continue reading Have You Seen A Tree For Me – Picture Book Review

Goodnight Little Tough Guy – Picture Book Review

Even all the tough guys and girls around the world need a good night sleep. There are so many important things for your little superheroes to do everyday. Sometimes they are astronauts. Sometimes race car drivers. Sometimes cowboys or cowgirls. Even [Insert your little one’s go-to superhero responsibility here]. After all this heroic work, one… Continue reading Goodnight Little Tough Guy – Picture Book Review

What am I doing?

I work full time. I have a family. That doesn’t leave a whole lot of spare time. But if you were sitting near me on the bus, you’d see me tapping away on my phone. Most days, just making a small bit of progress on my latest story. Inching towards my dream of becoming published.… Continue reading What am I doing?