The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) today announced the list of Notable Books (also known as the Long List) for the 2016 CBCA Book of the Year Awards. THE BOOK OF THE YEAR: EARLY … [Read more...]
If you are lucky enough to have a mother to spend Mother's Day with then a book is the perfect way to tell her just how special she is.
Books to Share With … [Read more...]
There are books for almost every occasion, Easter included. I suggest forgoing the sweet treats this year (well some of them) and giving a book instead! Below are some new release books for the year and some of my Easter … [Read more...]
I have reached that point in my child’s life where everyone tells me that she is indicating that she is ready to be toilet trained and I will be honest and say that I am avoiding it. I feel that some parents are excited about the prospect of having their child become more independent and be toilet … [Read more...]
There are countless books that centre around love and below is a list of some of our favourites, portraying love between families, first crushes and even animals. Share a book and the gift of reading with the people you love this Valentine's Day and celebrate the universal nature of … [Read more...]
Below is a list of books to get you in the 'Straya' Day spirit. The books I have selected are for a variety of age groups and cover Australian culture, geography, flora and fauna and are ultimately an exploration and celebration of all things Australian. Juxtaposing words and images, the … [Read more...]
Starting school, and even returning to school, can be an emotional and stressful time for both children and parents. Below are a list of books that I recommend reading to your children in the lead up to the start of school, to familiarise them with what happens at school, normalise feelings of … [Read more...]
What better way to display your favourite books then on a gorgeous bookshelf. Check out my pick of the best bookshelf displays or 'shelfies' of 2015. Photo Credit … [Read more...]
The Little Reading Room's top picks for Christmas 2015, including both new releases and old favourites.
With Halloween becoming increasingly popular in Australia, we have put together a list of Halloween inspired books for your little ones- to teach them about Halloween traditions, give them a little bit of spook and suspense and most importantly an enjoyable reading experience. [Read more...]