Farty pants

If you like a bit of a giggle with your kids, here's a couple of great subject headings that lead you down an amusing byway: Flatulence - Children's fiction Underwear - Children's fiction And of course ... Captain Underpants! He is very popular at our house - we've just started on book two. Happy rudey…
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Quick questions with Anna Smaill – WORD Christchurch

Anna Smaill, author of the wonderful moody and musical dystopian novel The Chimes, is coming to Christchurch. She is speaking on the panel Imaginary Cities as part of WORD Shifting Points of view in the Christchurch Arts Festival. Thanks to Anna for answering our quick questions. What are you looking forward to doing in Christchurch? Both my parents…
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Tell me a story : audiobook bliss

Scrolling through shelves of audiobooks on Overdrive recently I came across The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow, I've always skirted round this heavy weight literary man (multiple award winner including the Nobel prize for Literature in 1976). This time on impulse I decided to "give him a go" and I'm chuffed that I did! I was immediately…
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