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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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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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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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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Amazing Animals of Australia’s National Parks – Review
Jul01

Amazing Animals of Australia’s National Parks – Review

Amazing Animals of Australia’s National Parks introduces kids to over 100 animals from 50 parks across all Australian States and Territories. This book was shortlisted in the Eve Pownall Award...

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The Gigantic Book of Genes – Children’s Book Week Review
Jun03

The Gigantic Book of Genes – Children’s Book Week Review

Children’s Book Week is an exciting time for library staff and a chance to read books that we may not usually borrow from the library. This week, I’m reviewing a book from the Children’s Book...

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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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Eve Pownall Award for Information Books 2017
Mar17

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books 2017

Children’s Book Council of Australia – Eve Pownall Award for Information Books 2017 Here is the list of notable books for the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Eve Pownall Award for...

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