Bad Mermaids

What girl doesn’t dream she could be a mermaid? I know my 8-year-old twins certainly do. Well, in this book, the mermaids get to spend time as humans, on land with legs! It’s a kind of coming of age tradition, so they can see what it’s like and return to the sea content, knowing that…

Game Day

​It’s no secret my family is into basketball, so I am a bit excited to show you the first two books in a new series being launched this week by Aussie basketball star Patty Mills.  Mills plays in the NBA for the San Antonio Spurs, is a triple Olympian and the first (and only) Indigenous…

Pippi Longstocking

Remember the catchy theme song from the Pippi Longstocking movie? “Pippi Longstocking is coming into your world, a freckle-faced, red-head girl you outta know…”* For me, the tune conjures up the image of an unconventional girl with two long red plaits, odd socks and scrubbing brush “skates” on her feet. The movie was released in…