Category: Books for kids

Picture Books For Father’s Day Gifts

picture books fathers day gifts

It’s nearly Father’s Day in Australia and families everywhere are out looking for this year’s goody bag of jocks, socks and ties. It’s no surprise that I always advocate popping a picture book in with Dad’s tin of licorice allsorts,…

Happily Ever After – Modernised Fairy Tales (To Avoid Death Discussions At Bedtime)

modern fairy tales for kids

Happily Ever After series by Alex Field with guest illustrators New Frontier Publishing RRP: $24.99 AUD It’s Children’s Book Week in Australia right now and kids everywhere are celebrating literacy and storytelling in homes, classrooms and libraries. My Mr 5 went…

Book Gifts For New Mums

book gifts for new mums

As if you have time to read anything when you have a new baby in the house, right? Right?? My idea of ‘spare time’ when my babies were young was catching up on ads for the Ab Cruncher 3000 during 3am breastfeeds…

Winning Reads For Sporty Kids

Tim Cahill, books about sport, books for boys

There’s a definite trend towards books about sports for young readers at the moment. It’s not a new genre, as such, but I suspect with our growing awareness of the importance of having an active lifestyle, more and more books…