09 November 2016 | Author: Jeannie Skinner

Like Mary Poppins’ magical carpet bag, this Gecko Press Annual, edited by Kate De Goldi and Susan Paris, is a virtual bag of tricks — you can open the pages and discover, seemingly endlessly, one surprising delight after another.

20 October 2016 | Author: Jeannie Skinner

Marama Keyte, the creative and resourceful librarian at Manaia View School in Whangārei, developed a successful, simple makerspace activity inspired by the picture book – Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts.

13 October 2016 | Author: Rachel Randall

Rachel van Riel believes in the power of school and public libraries to engage readers and get books to move. But to do so, we need to borrow a few basic concepts and strategies from our cousin, the ‘Bookstore’.

06 October 2016 | Author: Jeannie Skinner

At the recent IBBY Congress in Auckland, a number of speakers used the analogy of books as both windows and mirrors in various contexts

16 September 2016 | Author: Jo Buchan

Open a World of Possible is Scholastic's wonderful website about reading and is packed with resources, research and stories.