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Q&A with Australian writer Tamara Moss about her middle grade book Lintang and the Pirate Queen

"I don't know how many children's books are out there about an female-dominant pirate crew, with a female protagonist who fights mythical creatures with her female mentor. The fact that they're all women of colour should get a mention, too. I'm sure there are definitely some books that are similar, but I always want more." Read my interview with author Tamara Moss.

Lots of great information about mythical beasts and magical monsters from around the world

Interesting information about mythical beasts and magical monsters found throughout the world.

If You’re Scary and You Know It and Sesame Street Happy Halloween board books reviewed

Two cute Halloween board books you won't mind reading over again.

Fascinating look at the lives of boys and girls throughout the ages in DK’s A Child Through Time

Learn about boys and girls throughout the ages in this DK book.

Beautiful, but sad, The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota’s Garden and other picture books reviewed

I review the beautiful, but sad The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota's Garden, based on a true story, and other new release picture books.

Science, ghosts and finding your place: non-fiction, children and graphic novel reviewed

Questions answered, ghost stories and friendship, books for kids reviewed.

Guest post: Author Allison Mills talks about The Ghost Collector and the power of music

Allison Mills, author of the middle grade book The Ghost Collector, talks about the connection to music in this guest post as part of the Annick Press Blog Tour.

Be inspired by Fearless and Fantastic, Female Super Heroes courtesy DK books

Learn about various female Marvel comic characters in this DK book.

Two great books that showcase young people who overcome great odds in order to follow their dreams

Girl of the Southern Sea and Fire Song feature young people overcoming great odds in order to follow their dreams.

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