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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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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Mechanica – Children’s Book Week review
Aug05

Mechanica – Children’s Book Week review

Mechanica : a beginner’s field guide  by Lance Balchin is a unique inclusion to the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Shortlist for Book of the Year 2017. It was also nominated for...

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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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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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Pram Jams with Beth – Routines
Jul18

Pram Jams with Beth – Routines

Toilet, Teeth and Bed! Toilet, Teeth and Bed! Or… Teeth, Toilet, Bed! But not… Bed, Toilet, Teeth, or you’ll be a silly head! We’ve used this silly refrain as a part of our...

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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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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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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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