Reviews: The Shop at Hoopers Bend by Emily Rodda

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 … Continue reading Reviews: The Shop at Hoopers Bend by Emily Rodda

Bestselling New Zealand author Stacy Gregg visits Australia with new novel

Sydney 18 and 19 September Melbourne 20 and 21 September HarperCollins Childrens Book’s are offering schools a FREE author visit opportunity  From the award-winning author of The Princess and the Foal and The Island of Lost Horses comes a heart-warming new novel about the unbreakable bond between a young girl and her beloved animals. Inspired by real-life … Continue reading Bestselling New Zealand author Stacy Gregg visits Australia with new novel

5 Ways to Celebrate Hairy-Nosed Day

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.   The Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat is the flagship species for Hairy-Nosed Day and every year on May 11, workplaces and schools get involved to raise awareness on endangered species. For more information, visit … Continue reading 5 Ways to Celebrate Hairy-Nosed Day

8 Science and Science-Related Books For Children

For children who love science, here are 8 books we recommend reading!    Look Inside Science by Minna Lacey Full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps. Covers basic science topics from how plants grow to astronomy and forces. Ages: 3+ ISBN: 9781409551287 Fancy Nancy: Stellar Stargazer by Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser Fancy … Continue reading 8 Science and Science-Related Books For Children