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#LoveOzYA – a cause for celebration

(Originally written for the CBCA Vic in 2015, but it seems to have “dropped off” the inter webs – so I give myself permission to republish it (and edit it) here!) At the 2015 Reading Matters conference, in a storm of twitter moments, there was a tiny moment that created a ripple. In the scheme […]

Top 1% of Reviewers on Goodreads

The Big HooHa

It started with this: http://willkostakis.com/2016/02/26/reintroducing-will-kostakis/ Which generated this: http://willkostakis.com/2016/03/02/in-case-you-want-to-send-me-this-email/ There were some pretty unhappy people on the interwebs, and Will was the crankiest. Stand up and be counted librarian and teachers!

the midnight garden: Fiona Wood on Girls, Sex, and Wildlife

via the midnight garden: Fiona Wood on Girls, Sex, and Wildlife.

25 Things You Should Know About Young Adult Fiction « terribleminds: chuck wendig

25 Things You Should Know About Young Adult Fiction « terribleminds: chuck wendig. Chuck Wendig is right on the money here – especially Number One!

Originally posted on BevsBookBlog:
Some of you may have noticed the publication in January this year of a Google Doodle honouring our very own May Gibbs! Celebrating what would have been her 136th birthday, it certainly was a nice surprise to open Google.com and see this Doodle made up of gum nuts and leaves! I…

Picture Books, Poetry and the first post-Potter publication – ABC Victoria – Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

Poetry and the first post-Potter publication – ABC Victoria – Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).