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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Most popular children’s books of 2016
Jan16

Most popular children’s books of 2016

What do The wrong book, Roald Dahl, an Italian mouse, and LEGO have in common? The most borrowed kids’ library books of 2016.   There were over 250,000 loans of kids’ books...

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101 Most Popular Children’s Fiction Books of 2015
Feb03

101 Most Popular Children’s Fiction Books of 2015

Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Andy Griffiths appear atop the 2015 list of most borrowed Junior Fiction books from Cockburn Libraries. For the third year in a row Diary of a wimpy kid. The ugly truth is...

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Talking books for kids
Jul27

Talking books for kids

Talking books! As a family of big readers, these are something we haven’t used much over the years (although read-along books with CDs were a blessing when I had a newborn and toddler). I was...

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Pram Jam with David – Board Book Classics
Jan27

Pram Jam with David – Board Book Classics

This week I’m presenting a rather high brow blog about classic literature. Together we are going to go on a journey of intellectual discovery and nourishment, we are going to sniff the...

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