Infographic Wrap-Up: Children’s Events 2016
Dec31

Infographic Wrap-Up: Children’s Events 2016

If you thought 2015 was HUGE!!! (We had 15,441 children (and Pram Jam parents) attend events last year). Then 2016 was MASSIVE!!!!! We had 18,162 children, and Pram Jam parents, attend events this...

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Children’s Book Week Wrap-Up 2016
Sep07

Children’s Book Week Wrap-Up 2016

Children’s Book Week is over for another year, but now we have some numbers and photos for you. During the week 1006 people were engaged with Cockburn Libraries specifically in...

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What Do You Wish For – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug28

What Do You Wish For – Children’s Book Week Review

What Do You Wish For? by Jane Godwin and Anna Walker What Do You Wish For? by Jane Godwin and Anna Walker, is a wonderful Christmas book. It’s a long time until Christmas (unless you’re like me and...

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Alfie’s Lost Sharkie – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug28

Alfie’s Lost Sharkie – Children’s Book Week Review

Alfie’s Lost Sharkie by Anna Walker, a review Anna Walker had three books in this year’s Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Notable lists – two as an author/illustrator and once as an...

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Ancestry: Stories of Multicultural ANZACs – Review
Aug27

Ancestry: Stories of Multicultural ANZACs – Review

Ancestry: Stories of Multicultural ANZACs by Robyn Siers and Carlie Walker, part of the Century of Service series. Ancestry: Stories of Multicultural ANZACs  is an Honour Book for this year’s...

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I Need A Hug – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug26

I Need A Hug – Children’s Book Week Review

I Need A Hug by Aaron Blabey This is the third of the books that were written and illustrated by Aaron Blabey and were included in this year’s Notable List for Children’s Book Council of Australia’s...

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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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Meep – Children’s Book Review
Aug25

Meep – Children’s Book Review

Meep by Andy Geppert My latest review for one of the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book of the Year – Early Childhood notables is for Meep. Meep has beautiful feathers and...

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Fish Jam – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug24

Fish Jam – Children’s Book Week Review

Woo-hoo! It’s Children’s Book Week again! Woo-hoo! It’s just like Christmas … without the presents … and the pudding … and the uncle who’s...

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Storytime with Jessica – Children’s Book Week 2016
Aug23

Storytime with Jessica – Children’s Book Week 2016

How fortuitous that it’s my turn to write a Storytime blog during Children’s Book Week. So, my blog is going to be about Children’s Book Week! And, as I’ve been running...

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