January 25, 2021

Since becoming a mum, I’m often asked what kind of things I look for when choosing books for my own child, Ellis, and which books are currently on our bookshelf. Most people assume that having access to so many books would mean that our personal bookshelf is huge, but that’s really not the case! I’m

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November 30, 2020

Have you heard about story stones? They’re becoming so popular and I get questions all the time about how to use them AND how to make them. So today I’m sharing how easy it is for you to make your own at home as well as some tips on how to use them. I absolutely

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November 2, 2020

When I reflect on my childhood, lots of things come to mind. A loud house full of siblings, hot days spent in the pool, and sprawling out on my bed reading my favourite books over and over again – particularly Possum Magic by Mem Fox, Wombat Stew by Marcia K. Vaughan, and Where the Forest

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September 28, 2020

October is going to be a BIG month for costumes, with the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) 2020 Book Week now taking place from the 17th to the 23rd of October, and then Halloween on the 31st.  And if you’re anything like me, preparing these costumes will go straight into the “too hard” basket

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August 31, 2020

My son Ellis is almost 9 months old, and has started to really show an interest in books lately. Thankfully (owning a book store) I have a lot of books – but it’s starting to show! We have books everywhere. In the bedroom, on the floor, in the lounge room. I have a stash in

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