Books

Book – Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth

 

· Wednesday, June 27, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Oliver Jeffers is my favourite children’s author and illustrator of all time.

Wake-up call to more sustainable lifestyles

 

· Wednesday, June 27, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Tom and Mark’s book was a delight. They managed to avoid the obvious pitfalls of causing despair or inducing guilt.

Sydney’s word-fest power packed

 

· Tuesday, June 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Sydney Writers Festival (SWF) lit up Carriageworks in the heritage-listed rail yards in Eveleigh with its “The Year of Power” theme from April 30 to May 6.

Children’s Book – Sorry Day

 

· Saturday, May 5, 2018 · 2 Comments 

 

20 years since the first Sorry Day author Coral Voss will launch her latest book for children.

Children’s book tells story of Indigenous diggers

 

· Saturday, April 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

This book is suitable for children aged 8 and up. Alfred’s War deals with heavy themes, including war, death, inequality and suffering, and it is best read in…

Alphabetical Sydney – a book-inspired school holiday journey

 

· Saturday, April 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

The school holidays are just around the corner. These two weeks can be a rewarding time, full of opportunities to make special memories, or a challenging time as parents try to figure out how to prevent the dreaded words “I’m bored” escaping their children’s lips. Allow me to suggest how you could fill one of these days.

Books – In the City I See

 

· Sunday, March 11, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

A board book aimed at children from birth to early preschool (remembering that it is never too early to read with your child!

Summer reading roundup

 

· Saturday, February 10, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

I read some great books over the summer holidays. Here’s a taste.

Book – Secrets of a Waterloo Baker

 

· Tuesday, October 10, 2017 · 2 Comments 

 

The story about a family of migrants from Latvia, and how the district of Waterloo not only became their home, but contributed to the quality and flavour of their bread.

Book – In Defense of Housing

 

· Wednesday, September 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

It is relevant and essential reading not only for the residents of Waterloo-Redfern, but for all people interested in a just and equitable housing system.