Storytime with Michaela – Lions and Tigers
Aug15

Storytime with Michaela – Lions and Tigers

GRRRRR! Last week, our Storytime theme was lions and tigers. It was lots of fun and I do like all sorts of cats, so I decided to write this week’s blog on the same topic. Books about lions and...

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Mechanica – Children’s Book Week review
Aug05

Mechanica – Children’s Book Week review

Mechanica : a beginner’s field guide  by Lance Balchin is a unique inclusion to the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Shortlist for Book of the Year 2017. It was also nominated for...

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Kids Books with Michaela – Andy Griffiths
Jun20

Kids Books with Michaela – Andy Griffiths

Welcome to our new junior fiction blog! What is junior fiction? Basically, books aimed at 7-17 year olds. Most books in this category are chapter books and have JF on the spine label. So… why a...

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The Gigantic Book of Genes – Children’s Book Week Review
Jun03

The Gigantic Book of Genes – Children’s Book Week Review

Children’s Book Week is an exciting time for library staff and a chance to read books that we may not usually borrow from the library. This week, I’m reviewing a book from the Children’s Book...

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Storytime with Michaela – Transport
Apr25

Storytime with Michaela – Transport

Transport vehicles! Trucks, buses, cars, diggers… the bigger, the better! One of my sons’ first word after mum and dad was “car” and how many parents have giggled at their...

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