Parrot Street HQ Blog

Musings from Emily and Sarah on books, reading and family-friendly activities

An Interview With Chloe Daykin

Posted on Saturday, June 8, 2019

Chloe Daykin and The Boy Who Hit Play cover

This month we sent our Cockatoo subscribers the wonderful The Boy Who Hit Play, a quirky, touching tale that explores our sense of identity, the power of sound, and the role of social media in the lives of young people. Here we quiz author Chloe Daykin about what inspired the book and her writing routine.


What Reading in the Park is all about

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Child reading a book on the grass

Reading in the Park is our way of celebrating the social side of reading with our local community. What a pleasure to be able to enjoy the warmer weather, get outside and get kids reading!


Parrot Street Book Club stall set up for an event

We spent 4 full days earlier this month at two amazing children’s literature events. It was great to meet so many families that are as excited about books and reading as we are. So we thought we'd share our 5 most memorable highlights.