Book Week will be held 22nd -28th August 2015 in Australia with the theme of Books light up our world. Does this cause stress and panic for parents in their quest to help their kids with a Book Week parade costume? Don’t worry, we are here to help.
Teacher and author, Jayneen Sanders shares her tips on how to help children learn their weekly list of words and build their confidence at the same time.
A reading program that has been used in up to 960 schools for more than 30 years has been abandoned.
A Sydney mum teamed up former Disney animator, Nicole Mackenzie, to produce the picture book, which she says - through rhymes and colourful illustrations - provides kids with critical information, "whilst maintaining their innocence".
One of Christopher Robin's favourite stuffed animals never made it to the iconic tale until a family photograph changed everything nearly 90 years later.
To celebrate what would have been his 100th birthday, here are 10 interesting facts you may not know about Roald Dahl.
Andy Lee explained how the book, meant to be a one-off surprise for his sister, Alex Miles, ended up being a published work.
As children grow older finding the time and opportunity to read can become a challenge.
In a bumper year for quality children's fiction, the Children's Book Council of Australia awards has named Australia's best.
JK Rowling announces three new Harry Potter books, but don't expect to put them on your bookshelf.
Finding it hard to muster any enthusiasm for costume design this Book Week? Now you don't have to; you'll barely have to lift a finger with this guide to Book Week the lazy way.
We've dished up 30 fun facts about one of your favourite childhood book series to celebrate 30 years since the first book.
If you're a Harry Potter fan you might want to go and check your bookshelves. Five-hundred first edition copies of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone have a typo in them - and they're worth a lot of money.