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.
It's not always easy to keep kids reading over the summer holidays. But research shows that those who stop reading over these long breaks from school are actually at risk of seeing their reading ability drop during this period. This is called the "summer slide".
This category has an absolute wealth of wonderful books to ignite those sometimes flagging imaginations.
We brought you all the top selections from the Kids' Reading Guide for 2016/17 in the categories of Australian stories, picture books and junior fiction and now it's time for middle fiction, for those slightly older kids or those at higher reading levels.
Don't blow the Christmas budget on pricey apps and educational toys. Sorting laundry and stacking the dishwasher can help pre-schoolers with their early education.
We've given you part one of the best Picture Books nominated by the booksellers of Australia in their Kids' Reading Guide for 2016-2017. Now it's time for part two.
Featuring authors such as Anh Do, Nick Sharratt, Kim Kane and Kate Knapp, there's bound to be something here your child will love.
It's time for the second installment of best book picks from the Kids' Reading Guide.
The Kids' Reading Guide for 2016-2017 (by the Australian Booksellers Association) has just been released and there are whole host of new titles ripe for the picking. They make great literary choices for Christmas and birthdays, so take a look at our gallery and you're sure to find something to interest your child.
The 9th annual Prime Minister's Literary Awards shortlist has just been announced so it's time to check out the cream of the crop of Australian literary gold for this year.
Finding an ongoing supply of great books to choose from as your child ages isn't an easy task but with this list of top 51 kids' books, as voted by Dymocks Booklovers members, you will have a great starting point.
Everyone loves a win/win scenario, especially when those 'wins' yield meaningful benefits. And a new scheme that pairs primary school children with reading buddies in an aged care facility definitely does that.