Children’s Book Week 2017 – Wrap Up
Aug30

Children’s Book Week 2017 – Wrap Up

Children’s Book Week is over, but we had a wonderful time! With 963 people involved in Children’s Book Week events at our three libraries. Staff dressed up: There were Pram Jams filled...

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Bear Make Den – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug25

Bear Make Den – Children’s Book Week Review

The book Bear Make Den reviewed by Julie for Children’s Book Week 2017 Bear Make Den was long-listed as a 2017 Notable Early Childhood Book  by the Children’s Book Council...

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Something Wonderful – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug24

Something Wonderful – Children’s Book Week Review

Something Wonderful illustrated by Karen Blair and written by Raewyn Caisley Here is another lovely book to be nominated as a “notable book” by The Children’s Book Council of Australia...

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A Most Magical Girl – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug23

A Most Magical Girl – Children’s Book Week Review

A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee was Shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book of the Year – Younger Readers. I read this book while travelling. And I...

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Staff dress up for Children’s Book Week
Aug22

Staff dress up for Children’s Book Week

Library staff dress up as their favourite book characters It’s Children’s Book Week 2017 so library staff took the chance to dress up as characters from some of their favourite...

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Storytime with Jessica – Children’s Book Week 2017
Aug22

Storytime with Jessica – Children’s Book Week 2017

It’s Children’s Book Week! Which is a wonderful, and very busy, time here in the library. We have lots of events, and a few competitions, on as well as our regular Storytime (with the...

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Children’s Book of the Year Winners 2017
Aug18

Children’s Book of the Year Winners 2017

The Children’s Book Council of Australia announced their annual award winners this morning as the start of Children’s Book Week 2017. The awards are given to outstanding fiction written...

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Helen and the Dark Days Club – Review
Aug17

Helen and the Dark Days Club – Review

This novel was nominated as Notable in the Older Readers Book of the Year 2017.   Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club / Alison Goodman Cross Pride and Prejudice with Skulduggery Pleasant and you...

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Mrs Whitlam – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug12

Mrs Whitlam – Children’s Book Week Review

‘Marnie Clark dreams of owning a horse and having the whole world to ride it in.’ Mrs Whitlam by Bruce Pascoe Like Marnie Clark, I also dreamed of having a horse of my own. My dream...

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Aliens, Ghosts & Vanishings – Book Week Review
Aug10

Aliens, Ghosts & Vanishings – Book Week Review

Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings: Strange and possibly true Australian stories by Stella Tarakson, illustrated by Richard Morden. Recommended for children aged 10-15. Notable for Eve Pownall Award for...

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