One of the great joys of reading is learning, and seeing ourselves represented on the page. In recent years, diverse voices are gaining traction, in particular in #LoveOzMG – Love Australian Middle Grade, which is the quieter sister of #LoveOzYA. These middle grade books have been showcasing the diversity of Australia, its people, and across… Continue reading Reading Australian Books – The Importance of Reading, Hearing and Seeing Australia Represented.
Title: Every Word Is A Bird We Teach To Sing Author: Daniel Tammet Genre: Essays. Non-Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 29th August, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages:275 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A mind-expanding, deeply humane tour of language(s) - and those who speak, study, and invent them - by the bestselling author of BORN ON A BLUE… Continue reading Every Word Is A Bird We Teach To Sing by Daniel Tammet
Title: The Word Detective: A Life in Words from Serendipity to Selfie Author: John Simpson Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Little Brown/Hachette Published: 11th October 2016 Format: paperback Pages: 366 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Language is always changing. No one knows where it is going but the best way to future-cast is to look at the… Continue reading The Word Detective by John Simpson