Savvy families can get more bang for their buck by choosing to dine, shop and play with the Read more


An innovative new Australian publishing company, The Reading Mountain, is tackling worrying literacy statistics by providing an exciting series… Read more


With holidays over and back to school time just around the corner, shares two of their top ten… Read more

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Most parents can admit that watching their child discover the joy of reading is a truly rewarding experience. Developing a… Read more


When we think of reading for our children, we are often misled into thinking that we… Read more


As a writer and editor of children’s fiction, I am intrigued by the relationship that adults and children… Read more


There is universal agreement that reading to babies from birth has a positive influence on children’s intellectual, social… Read more


With a mid-year break about to start for some, and inspired by Kylie Johnston’s suggestion in Motherpedia of… Read more


Whether it's a stocking-filler under the tree, or a January challenge, books are a wonderful gift for kids… Read more


We all know that reading is good for kids. If you're anything like me, we're always being inundated… Read more


A national survey released in the United States during the week showed that kids aged 9-17 years are… Read more



Looking for some holiday reading?

Here is a selection of real books to choose from… Read more


“People cannot blame teachers for everything,” says best selling children’s author, Mem Fox.

Mem was commenting on… Read more


What makes a child love reading? The best way to answer that question, according to many early childhood… Read more


The right book can help children enjoy reading and supports their learning, but with so many options, trying… Read more


In a sample of dyslexic children age eight to 14, extra-wide letter spacing doubled accuracy and increased reading… Read more


The novel, Fifty Shades of Grey, which was written online by a first-time author, the female British TV… Read more


When my daughters were in their first year of school, every week they would come home with a… Read more


'Little Miss Trouble' is skating on thin ice in our household. In fact, she's about to consigned to… Read more