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A Sydney council tried to ban books with same-sex parents from its libraries. But since when did councils ban books? asks Sarah Mokrzycki   Western Sydney’s Cumberland city council recently reinstated a ban on all books depicting same-sex parents in its eight public libraries, after banning a book...

It's always hard to find interesting books for older readers because as they grow, they develop different interests and reading levels. It's also important to keep them interested and enjoying reading, particularly for older boys. Birdy by Sharon Kernot, pub. Text Publishing, p/b RRP$ 22.99. Ages...

Setting aside time to read during the week can be challenging. Fortunately, you only need 20 to 30 minutes of reading a day to boost your child’s literacy—and it’s up to you how you want to structure it!  Here are six expert-backed ways to read as...

Here are some wonderful picture books written by Aussie authors just for the under threes. The illustrations in these books show just how talented children's book illustrators (and authors) are!   My Dream for You by Ash Barty & Jasmin McGaughey, illus. by Jade Goodwin, pub. HarperCollins h/b...

It's great that so many of our books for small children have won Awards for their authors and their illustrators. Most authors will tell you it's hard to keep writing fresh books for kids that keep them interested and thinking about their world.   Happy All Over by...

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) proudly announces their 2024 Book of the Year Notables, a longlist of quality Australian children’s literature published throughout 2023. 2024, A NOTABLE YEAR! For parents and librarians eager to fuel the love for reading in children, this list is a...

A Thousand Wasted Sundays by Victoria Vanstone, pub by Pantera Press RRP$34.99 Victoria Vanstone is the creator and the host of the hugely popular Sober Awkward podcast. Her new book is a warts-and-all memoir, looking at the modern-day drinking culture, its impact on mental health and one...

A kids’ book series is a fun and memorable way for your child to connect to reading. We can all recall the series that “raised” us as a reader through childhood and into our teenage years, whether they were detective stories, fantasy, or books about friendship....