This year the gifts on my Christmas list, says Rose, are picture books for children. who across the world might be different, but have hearts that are the same
The Australian Reading Hour takes place each spring, a time for rebirth, refreshment and renewal and this year it is scheduled for Thursday, September 14, 2017
Fifty presentations, lectures, readings, tours and other print on paper related events, will be held in venues across the city for Melbourne Rare Book Week 2017
Dependent on age, 6pm August 16, 2016, is one day this year you can pledge an hour to read a book to a child or with a child, reading aloud aids their literacy
Rose Niland with an expansive career in education has a passion for collecting children’s picture books and presents her ideas about gift books for kids at Xmas
The Constant Reader Bookshop in Sydney offers a perfect setting for purchasing gifts that delight, motivate, inspire, enhance and challenge their recipients
The Reading Hour Australia wide is Tuesday 19th August 2014 and we have all been asked to set aside time and read aloud to a child teaching them to Love2Read
Being a bibliophile is not only about heartbreak, but also happiness too and spending a rainy day reading in bed or on the sofa is certainly my idea of luxury
Helena Bonham Carter is definitely a character actor par excellence. In a BBC production for television she plays the indomitable author Enid Blyton, who clearly lived in a world of fantasy the one she created for other children, but not in any sort of world of reality with her own.
While they may be changing in format books are not going out of style soon and celebrity authors are on show at the Sydney Writer’s Festival 20 – 26 May, 2013
Reading aloud or silently and helping to boost the literacy of children and adults is vitally important to our life’s journey. Words are how the world works
A book for everyone for Christmas is surely the way to go. And, if you read it aloud to children you can be sure that you are providing many benefits, including sharing the joy around.
The ‘big society’ must be a crucible for change. There is plenty to do and very little money to spend so we need to work out if we do all share the vision. Progress always needs a beginning, one that only realism can engender.