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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Moana: a funny adventure for the whole family
Jun27

Moana: a funny adventure for the whole family

It took me a while to watch Moana. Disney movies recently haven’t been amazing like they used to. What happened to all the wonderful stories I grew up with? Simba, Hercules, Aladdin and Mulan...

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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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