"There is a lot more in him than you guess, and a deal more than he has any idea of himself. You may (possibly) all live to thank me yet.” The Hobbit is a legendary story of courage and friendship set in "Middle Earth" - a fantastic land of Goblins, Elves, Dwarves and most notably Hobbits, of course.More...
** NEWS: WIN this book, plus Diary of a Taekwondo Master, in our latest competition. ** Diary of a Rugby Champ from Shamini Flint is the latest in the 'Diary' series. Utiliszing the ever popular, cartoon / dairy format Flint has ensured her books are perfect for emerging readers.More...
This is a gorgeous collection of beautiful readers aimed carefully at those who are just branching out on the exciting journey of reading books for the very first time.More...
The winners of the ABIA 2013 have been announced!
The prestigious awards were presented at a lavish ceremony which took place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney, the Book Industry's 'Night of the Nights'.
It really was ML Stedman's night - Light between Oceans won an impressive three awards, including the overall prize of Book Of the Year 2013.
HUGE congratulations to these worthy winners ... time to get reading guys.
My Book Corner has sifted through the plethora of Dad themed books to bring you the very best books for Father's Day.
We highly recommend these books - we've read them, shared them and enjoyed them.
Click to read the reviews to see what it is we adore about each one, along with our on line price comparison feature.
Claire Freedman is the talented writer behind the wonderful picture book series featuring those Aliens and their underpants.
The aliens have been a HUGE hit on My Book Corner, so I'm not ashamed to admit (honest!) doing the 'happy dance' when Claire Freedman said a resounding 'yes' to our request for an interview.
I am SO excited to have Claire here at My Book Corner, answering our questions and with a very special message for Australia ...
My Book Corner is VERY excited to invite award winning author Nick Bland to answer our questions.
It is with great pleasure that he is welcomed to My Book Corner.
Sunday 19th May 2013 sees the grand announcement of the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.
The awards are administered by the State Library of NSW in association with Arts NSW.
Previous winners have included Peter Carey, Thomas Keneally and Helen Garner.
The shortlisted writers were selected from a pool of talent covering almost 500 nominations. With a total prize fund of $305,000 across 12 prizes, this is a huge deal.
9th April 2013, means THE announcement that many are holding their breaths for.
Fanfare please ...
... the CBCA (The Children's Book Council of Australia) esteemed shortlist for 2013 is here.
I ADORE a good book award.
I revel in the excitement it creates, the celebration of really great children's literature that it sparks, and the endless discussions about those all important books.