Episode 22: School Holiday Reads

March 22, 2023

In episode 022 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:

School holiday reads

School holiday reads take some thought! Keeping kids reading in the holidays requires a bit of planning. Megan and Allison share tips for choosing books for school holidays. Plus YKNR has new t-shirts, Megan has advice about extending books beyond the page.

Books we mention

Click on the links to buy from Booktopia or shop all of the YKNR Podcast recommendations on our dedicated Booktopia page.

Bookmail and TBR pile

‘Marcie Gill and The Caravan Park Cat’ by Monica McInerney. Illustrated by Danny Snell (middle primary – upper primary)

‘My Brother Ben’ by Peter Carnavas (middle primary – upper primary)

‘How to Make Friends’ by Cat Rabbit (early childhood – lower primary)

‘If Not Us’ by Mark Smith (young adult)

Link to launch of ‘My Brother Ben’ at Where the Wild Things Are Bookshop on Sunday 9th October.

School holiday reads

Crafting it up over the school holidays

Gardening books perfect for school holidays

Quick tips

Allison Tait recommends ‘Lost for Words’ on SBS

Your Kid’s Next Read merch launch 

Getting the most out of book based movie or theatre productions by Megan Daley


Image Credit: Little Family Photo Co.

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Meet Allison Rushby, the third member of #teamyknr. Find out about Allison and her books here.

School holiday reads