50th Anniversary of YA – A Celebration
Oct21

50th Anniversary of YA – A Celebration

There are lots of great things about 2017, but for a moment we are going to travel back to 1967 when a book came out called The Outsiders. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton There has been some debate...

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Cake in a Cup – an event and a book review
Oct04

Cake in a Cup – an event and a book review

We had a great school holidays kids event at Success Library Monday and, since the inspiration for the activity came from a book that passed by my desk some time ago, I thought it fitting to post an...

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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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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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House of Cards: It feels so good to be bad
Jul10

House of Cards: It feels so good to be bad

How far would you be willing to go to obtain immense power? How far would you be willing to go to maintain that power? Francis J. Underwood is on a mission to find out… To review the series House of...

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