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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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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Pandamonia – Children’s Book Week Review
May27

Pandamonia – Children’s Book Week Review

Pandamonia – A Children’s Book Week Review This book was Notable in the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Picture Book of the Year category. Pandamonia by Chris Owen and...

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Take Ted Instead – Children’s Book Week Review
May20

Take Ted Instead – Children’s Book Week Review

Children’s Book Week Review – Take Ted Instead If you’re a regular reader of our blog you will know that each year we (your Cockburn Libraries’ Children’s Services...

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Storytime with Karen – Mother’s Day
May09

Storytime with Karen – Mother’s Day

Wishing all mums a Happy Mother’s Day A mum has two very important jobs to do. One is to look after her children. The other is to do everything else as well!   Mother’s Day honours...

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Storytime with Jessica – Oliver Jeffers
Jan31

Storytime with Jessica – Oliver Jeffers

We’re BACK! Storytime and Pram Jam and everything is back this week which is VERY exciting and we can’t wait to see you at our Storytime and Pram Jam sessions… But, I’m here...

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Storytime with Karen – Monkeys
Nov22

Storytime with Karen – Monkeys

Monkey see, monkey do! This week’s Storytime theme is all about monkeys! You may be familiar with these popular chants: “Monkey see, monkey do, I’m a little monkey too!” or...

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Pram Jams with Mary – Summer
Nov15

Pram Jams with Mary – Summer

At long last, after a very cold winter, summer is finally on its way. You can put the winter clothes away and get the summer shorts and tee shirts out. Mums and dads will be pleased to be able to do...

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