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Kids & YA

Comic superheroes for young readers

June 23, 2015

If you have a young reader in your life who loves superheroes and humour, Superhero School: The Revenge of the Green Meanie is for them. The first in a series, it’s about an ordinary boy who has always dreamed of becoming a superhero. Then one day a letter arrives inviting him to Mighty High School, […] - Read more

Bestselling Children’s Author Jackie French Talks Books with Better Reading Kids

June 22, 2015

Bestselling children’s author Jackie French is also an historian, ecologist, dyslexic, and a passionate advocate for literacy, the right of all children to be able to read, and the power of books. Her writing career spans 25 years – Hitler’s Daughter spent a decade on most of Australia’s kid’s choice award shortlists; Diary of a Wombat is one of Australia’s best-loved […] - Read more

Questions About Kids Books?

June 19, 2015

As part of Better Reading Kids Week, we’re giving you the opportunity to ask our resident Children’s Expert, Liz Bray, your questions about selecting the right book for your child. Do you struggle to find age-appropriate books for your children or wonder how to make the right selections for your child? If so, Liz may be […] - Read more

How to Get Them Hooked! Motivating Reluctant Readers

One of the frequent issues we hear from parents is about children who can read well but have ‘switched off’ from reading. Parents often ask how they can encourage their children to get back into reading. Liz Bray, Better Reading’s Children’s Expert, has some tips for parents in this situation: Don’t panic: reading’s really important, […] - Read more