Storytime with Shantelle – Oceans of Kisses
Oct11

Storytime with Shantelle – Oceans of Kisses

Storytime with Shantelle – Kisses There are kisses and then there are kisses. Those dry as dust ones from Great Aunt Verna that are akin to flypaper being scraped over your skin or even the...

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A Small Madness- Children’s Book Week Review
Aug26

A Small Madness- Children’s Book Week Review

A Small Madness by Dianne Touchell Notable for Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book of the Year – Older Readers It seems that losing your virginity is still something to...

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Children’s Book Week 2016 – Book Cover Competition
Aug20

Children’s Book Week 2016 – Book Cover Competition

Children’s Book Week 2016 Book Cover Competition. Competition runs until Friday 26 August 2016. Design your own original book cover for one of the CBCA Children’s Book of the Year 2016...

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The Guy, The Girl, The Artist And His EX – Review
Aug18

The Guy, The Girl, The Artist And His EX – Review

I have the inestimable pleasure of reviewing a book from the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book of the Year Notable List – Older Readers. The Guy, The Girl, The Artist And His EX  by...

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Storytime with Shantelle – Oh, the wonder of PLANTS.
Aug09

Storytime with Shantelle – Oh, the wonder of PLANTS.

Now unless you have been moonlighting as Don Burke (my shameful little dream) a woman doesn’t often to get to write about plants; more specifically, young children’s books with a planty...

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