The Raven’s Song by Zana Fraillon & Bren MacDibble

When two of Australia’s best middle-grade authors come together on a writing project you know it’s going to be something special. The Raven’s Song, by Zana Fraillon and Bren MacDibble, is a stunning book weaving together their two distinct voices to create a story that will stay with you long after closing the cover. Recently…

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Indigo in the Storm by Kate Gordon

If you read my blog regularly, you will already know I am a big fan of Kate Gordon. All of the books I have read from Kate have filled my heart, made me cry and laugh, and have stayed with me long after closing the covers. Her latest book, Indigo in the Storm, published by…

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Natural Rights with Peter Burdon at WOMADelaide

WOMADelaide is almost here! The Planet Talks is one of the highlights. One of the speakers, Peter Burdon, a legal academic working on Tarndanya, is presenting his research into the root causes of the environmental crisis and how law can be used as a tool to foster mutually beneficial human-earth relations. His research also engages the…

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Grace Notes by Karen Comer

Grace Notes by Karen Comer

Karen Comer’s debut, Grace Notes, is a masterpiece of a YA verse novel, about what happens when the paths of a young busking violinist, Grace, and an aspiring street artist, Crux, collide during the covid-19 pandemic. Set in one of the most locked-down cities in the world – Melbourne, during 2020. This song has a…

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Australian Reading Hour

I am very excited and proud to be an Ambassador for Australia Reads and the upcoming Australian Reading Hour 2023! Australian Reading Hour is a national day dedicated to sharing the joys of books, reading and stories. Spend one hour on the day reading, sharing and enjoying the stories you love with others! Australian Reading…

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Tilda, by Sue Whiting

Sue Whiting is an award-winning children’s and YA author, editor and former teacher, who has worked in publishing for twenty+ years. She was senior commissioning editor and publishing manager for Walker Books Australia for many years, before leaving in 2016 to concentrate on her writing. Sue has written numerous books for a variety of age…

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