The Shop at Hoopers Bend is a story with a distinctively Australian flavour, infused with eucalyptus smells, cicada sounds, and nostalgia for simpler times. Written by Emily Rodda, one of Australia’s premier storytellers, having authored or co-authored over ninety books for children, this atmospheric tale centres around a forgotten country shop and the serendipitous events which bring it back to life. Continue reading
Sydney 18 and 19 September
Melbourne 20 and 21 September
HarperCollins Childrens Book’s are offering schools a FREE author visit opportunity Continue reading
The more that you read, the more things you will know.
The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.
— Dr. Seuss
With the school holidays ahead, we thought we’d take the time to remind you why reading a book can be one of the best boredom-eliminating activities for children (and a welcome school-holiday sound-reducer for parents!). Continue reading
Would you and your students like to review books? This is a chance to get the kids excited about reading! Continue reading
Celebrate Hairy–Nosed Day
It’s Hairy-Nosed Day tomorrow, Thursday 11 May, and we’ve pulled together 5 great ways you and your students can get involved. Continue reading
For children who love science, here are 8 books we recommend reading! Continue reading
Little girls love to do handstands and Edith is no exception. Continue reading
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Once Upon a Time there were two good friends, a frog and a toad …