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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Children’s Book Week 2017
Aug18

Children’s Book Week 2017

Children’s Book Week Friday 18 August to Friday 25 August 2017 Children’s Book Week is an exciting week at the library where we celebrate excellent literature written for children by and in...

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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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Kid’s books with Melody – The Percy Jackson Series
Aug08

Kid’s books with Melody – The Percy Jackson Series

Percy Jackson and the Olympians, by Rick Riordan, is a series of 5 books (known as a pentalogy) that follow the story of a young Percy Jackson who has dyslexia and gets into constant trouble at...

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Ruby Wishfingers – Children’s Book Week Review
Jul29

Ruby Wishfingers – Children’s Book Week Review

Ruby Wishfingers: Skydancer’s Escape by Deborah Kelly and illustrated by Leigh Hedstrom Ruby Wishfingers: Skydancer’s Escape was Notable in the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s...

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A Patch From Scratch – Children’s Book Week Review
Jul08

A Patch From Scratch – Children’s Book Week Review

A Patch From Scratch by Megan Forward was Shortlisted for Crichton Award for New Illustrators and was Notable for Picture Book of the Year Children’s Book Council Awards 2017. As well as being...

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Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Wrap-Up
Jun28

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Wrap-Up

We had an amazing night on Monday celebrating the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. With forty children and their parents all in the Hogwarts spirit we enjoyed a Sorting...

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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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Children’s Book of the Year Shortlist 2017
Apr01

Children’s Book of the Year Shortlist 2017

Children’s Book Council of Australia – Shortlist for Book of the Year 2017 The Children’s Book Council has released the Shortlist for their annual awards to books of literary merit, for outstanding...

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Children’s Picture Book of the Year 2017
Mar18

Children’s Picture Book of the Year 2017

Children’s Book Council of Australia – Picture Book of the Year 2017 Here is the list of notable books for the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Picture Book of the Year. This category is...

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