Horus, the Falcon

Horus, the Falcon

Let me introduce you to Horus, the Falcon. Horus is the main character of my latest creative project. Horus’ story appeared quite unexpected. In this blog, I share how this project came to life and the lessons Horus is teaching me about the book creation process. When...
Mama Ocean

Mama Ocean

I’m excited to announce that our February book of the Month is Mama Ocean. Mama Ocean is a picture book by Jane Jolly and illustrated by Sally Heinrich. Both Jane and Sally are from South Australia. Late last year, I came across this enchanting picture book and just...
Whale Rider

Whale Rider

Over the Christmas break, I read the international bestseller, Whale Rider, by Witi Ihimaera.  Whale Rider is a moving and spell-binding story. Read on to learn more about Witi Ihimaera, the book and why it is a must read. Who is the Whale Rider? The story centres on...
The Ancient Explorer Book Club

The Ancient Explorer Book Club

In December we will be starting a new group activity, The Ancient Explorer Book Club! Once a month, I plan for us to explore literary landscapes together using our imaginations. While I am an avid reader, this year books have been especially important. They have acted...
Song for a Whale

Song for a Whale

Have you recently lost a loved one? Or perhaps your child is struggling to fit in at school? If these questions relate to you, I highly recommend you read the heartwarming children’s book Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly. The story centres on Iris, a vibrant and clever...