Michael Bond

10 Quotes that will make you want to read the whole book

We love an excellent quote, don't you? Do you ever have that moment when you're reading and you just have to stop and appreciate the beauty, poignancy or hilarity of the words you've just read? Sometimes you have to read them aloud to the person nearest to you, and some quotes, you will always remember no matter how long it's been since you read it. Well, if you have done one or all of the above, you're going to love these quotes we've collected from some of our favourite books, authors and characters! READ MORE

Celebrating Book Week 2016

[caption id="attachment_2096" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Artwork is by Shaun Tan, © copyright the CBCA and used with permission[/caption]   The Children’s Book Council of Australia will name the 2016 Book of the Year on 19th August. Children’s Book Week commences once the winner has been announced and runs from the 20th to the 26th August. Book Week is a great opportunity to celebrate the unique and enchanting stories and storytellers Australia has to offer, and with the help of teachers, teacher librarians and public librarians, there’ll be tons to do and see. Don’t forget to dress up as your favourite book character! For activity ideas, 2016 Book of the Year shortlist and more, visit The Children’s Book Council of Australia Website. READ MORE

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