Bear Make Den – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug25

Bear Make Den – Children’s Book Week Review

Children’s Book Week Review 2017 ‘Bear make Den’ ‘Bear make Den’ was long-listed as a 2017 Notable Early Childhood Book  by the Children’s Book Council of...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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