Book Week 2020

It’s that wonderful time of the year again when we celebrate the magic of books and reading – Book Week! This years theme Curious Creatures, Wild Minds showcases the many fantastic shortlisted books celebrating Australian authors and illustrators. Check out these great activities and more….. Announcing the 2020 CBCA Winners …

Not just a chick flick

Clueless – just a chick flick? As if! Cher is sassy, bubbly, entitled and as it turns out Emma Woodhouse! I loved this movie when I watched it in 1995 at age 12 without having any idea that it was an adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma.  When we studied transformations …

Words and Music

Throughout history, music has been one of the most powerful and emotionally stimulating art forms. Dean looks at five of his favourite artists of the 20th century, and some of the albums, songs and books that highlight their incredible journeys.