Ten Little Owls – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug21

Ten Little Owls – Children’s Book Week Review

Children’s Book Week is here (as if you didn’t already know!) and one of the books on the notables list for Book of the Year: Early Childhood, is: Ten Little Owls by Renee Treml Straight...

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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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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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Oh, Albert!- Children’s Book Week Review
Aug07

Oh, Albert!- Children’s Book Week Review

This book was nominated as Notable in the Picture Book of the Year 2017. Oh, Albert! / Davina Bell and Sara Acton I have a one year old Labrador and the author of this book, Davina Bell, must have...

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Pram Jam with David – I’m Sick!
Aug01

Pram Jam with David – I’m Sick!

Well, I’ve timed this rather badly – I was off sick all last week with a nasty cold and wouldn’t you know it, I got better and came back to work just as my next blog is due. Doh!...

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Storytime with Jessica – Song Books

I love music, and one of the nicest trends I have seen over the last few years is illustrators taking songs that I love and turning them into picture books. Music is hugely beneficial for...

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Storytime With Briana- Music
Jul11

Storytime With Briana- Music

We love music at Storytime! We clap our hands, stomp our feet, and use our voices to sing (sometimes as loud as we can!).  In this special Storytime, we had a ukulele accompany us for a few simple...

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Storytime with Karen – Dragons
Jul04

Storytime with Karen – Dragons

All around the castle The knight chased the dragon The dragon thought it was all in fun ROAR went the dragon! Images of dragons can be found in almost every human culture, from prehistoric times to...

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Storytime with Melody – Fairy Tales
Jun13

Storytime with Melody – Fairy Tales

Hi everyone! This week’s story time blog is all about Fairy Tales. To me, fairy tales are a really important educational tool to help children understand right from wrong. They teach children...

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Pram Jam with David – It’s time!
Jun06

Pram Jam with David – It’s time!

Just in the nick of time, it’s time for another pram jam blog post, yay! Can you guess what the theme this time might be? Need some time to think about it? A moment more? Nope, too slow,...

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