Book review

Clancy and Millie and the Very Fine House By Libby Gleeson

October 23, 2018

  The first thing that made me pick up this book, was the very-familiar illustrations, done by Freya Blackwood, of The Runaway Hug, another Sunshine…

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Way Home By Libby Hathorn

October 16, 2018

  Although the direction in which this book is heading, may well be obvious to an adult, it will most likely surprise children and create…

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Oh The Places You’ll Go! By Dr. Seuss

October 09, 2018

  The first time I read Oh The Places You’ll Go! was when I was 22 and about to embark on my overseas adventures. A…

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The Hero of Little Street By Gregory Rogers

October 02, 2018

  Apparently The Hero of Little Street is the third book in the Boy Bear series from Gregory Rogers and I think I’ll have to…

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The Quinkins By Percy Trezise and Dick Roughsey

September 25, 2018

  I’m not even sure this book is still available in stores, but every now and then I stumble across a copy and it takes…

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The Lost Thing By Shaun Tan

September 18, 2018

  In typical, Shaun Tan style, The Lost Thing is a feast for both the eyes and the imagination. The book itself professes to be…

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The Tower to the Sun By Colin Thompson

September 11, 2018

  There is a 7-word sentence, guaranteed to get me to purchase/read a picture book; it is: This book is written by Colin Thompson. This…

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Read Aloud for International Literacy Day

September 06, 2018

  It is almost International Literacy Day – here in Australia it is Saturday 8th September. So, we thought we’d share our favourite bedtime reads.…

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Two Peas in a Pod By Chris McKimmie

September 04, 2018

  Two Peas in a Pod was a Short-Listed Book in 2010. It’s a story that made me smile, and sometimes, that’s about the best…

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Cat and Fish By Joan Grant

August 28, 2018

  Cat and Fish was first published in 2003, and was awarded ‘Picture Book of the Year’. It is a no-frills book about unlikely friendships…

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