Storytime With Briana- Pirates
Sep12

Storytime With Briana- Pirates

Yo ho, yo ho, a pirates life for me! Real pirates may be ruthless criminals who had their hey-day over 300 years ago, but luckily for us the pirates in countless children’s books are a slightly less...

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Pram Jam with Beth – Co-Parenting
Sep05

Pram Jam with Beth – Co-Parenting

Hello all, and welcome to yet another blog post from me! This one is a bit of a tough topic, discussing the transition from parenting as a couple to single parenting. I was reminded during our...

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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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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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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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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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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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