Girl Stuff 8 – 12: Gift Grapevine book review

Girl Stuff 8 – 12: Gift Grapevine book review

What happened to my baby girl? It only seemed like yesterday I was frantically chasing my toddler tornado around shopping centres and parks. Today, I'm looking at a young lady who is hurtling towards the pre-teen years. The questions have begun. We've had THE talk....

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Book reviews by kids, for kids: Hotdog by Anh Do

Book reviews by kids, for kids: Hotdog by Anh Do

Hotdog is the first book in a new series by super talented author, actor and comedian Anh Do. Released in November last year, it was given to Miss T for Christmas and was soon devoured. Title character Hotdog is a lovable sausage dog who, along with his friends Lizzie...

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Book reviews by kids, for kids: Billie B Brown

Book reviews by kids, for kids: Billie B Brown

This post includes affiliate links. It's an exciting time in our house - Miss T has started reading chapter books. Big kid books! That's how she sees them and she's rather proud of herself. Thanks to older cousins, she has been introduced to her first early reader...

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Book reviews by kids, for kids: Monster books

Book reviews by kids, for kids: Monster books

Monsters aren't as scary as they used to be. It's lovely to see a wide selection of books available to kids featuring colourful, fun and cheeky monsters who are more like funny friends than scary ones found hiding under a bed. I was lucky to be involved in the first...

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Book reviews by kids, for kids: Kitchen Disco

Book reviews by kids, for kids: Kitchen Disco

Have you ever spotted a book cover that made you smile and you knew you just had to buy it? That's how I felt when I first saw Kitchen Disco. The sight of a banana DJing on the cover (spinning a Bananarama album) and the bright rainbow colours of the font instantly...

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Book reviews by kids, for kids: Hipster Harry Counts

Book reviews by kids, for kids: Hipster Harry Counts

Hipster culture doesn't seem to be dying down. A new generation of kids are asking where the marshmallow is with their babycino. Enter Harry, the new hipster kid on the block. Hipster Harry is the star of debut children's book 'Hipster Harry Counts' by Melbourne's...

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Book reviews by kids, for kids: Splat the Cat

Book reviews by kids, for kids: Splat the Cat

I'm always interested to see what comes home in Miss T's school library bag each week. Friday is library day and she loves choosing her own book to bring home, usually with some help from her lovely school librarian. However this term I've noticed a trend. The same...

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Book reviews by kids, for kids: Enchanted Forest

Book reviews by kids, for kids: Enchanted Forest

Colouring-in is a favourite activity in our house for Miss T (age 5). Our walls are adorned with daily masterpieces and the ink in our markers is running dry. At the other end of the scale, adult colouring-in is all the rage. Books of beautiful mandalas are being...

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