Thursday, August 21, 2014

Book Expo Australia

If you're in or around Sydney next weekend, check out Book Expo Australia at the Sydney Showground, Olympic Park in Sydney during the weekend of 30-31 August 2014.

The organisers say, "Book Expo Australia is the nation’s largest dedicated event for authors and publishers and is the first event of its type in 20 years. We expect 10,000 visitors over the weekend, ranging from journalists, bookshop owners, book reviewers/bloggers, booktubers, teachers, librarians and families."

The event is designed to promote Australian publishers and authors and supports the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. There's more information on Book Expo Australia's Facebook page. 

Check it out, book lovers!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Get caught reading!

In the lead up to Indigenous Literacy Day on 3 September, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation is encouraging all of Australia to get caught reading, a fun part of its mission to raise funds to help literacy across Australia.

You're never too young to enjoy books! Photo from the ILF's Facebook page.

Monday, August 04, 2014

Book Review - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (Johnathan Cape, 2003)

by Justin, 11, Johannesburg