Book review

Mummy, Did You Miss Me? By Judy Hindley

February 06, 2018

  We’ve chosen ‘Mummy, Did You Miss Me?’ this week, because it ties in nicely with the books from the last two weeks. This is…

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First Day By Andrew Daddo

January 30, 2018

  This is the second of two books we’re reviewing, with the theme of starting school. Some schools have already started back for the year,…

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My First Day at School By Meredith Costain

January 23, 2018

  In about a week, many of you, including one of us here at The Sunshine Collective, will be sending a little one off to…

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Hubert Horatio The Millionaire Child Genius By Lauren Child

January 16, 2018

  This is a really divine story about how being rich does not necessarily mean having a lot of money. Summary: Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent…

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Mind your Gramma! By Yvonne Morrison

January 09, 2018

  I am a self-confessed grammar-lover, so this book immediately appeals to me. The blurb on the front cover reads, “One conversation. Two meanings. Laugh-out-loud…

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The Toy Fairy By Stephanie Thatcher

January 02, 2018

  Christmas is over, and if you’re anything like us, you are now trying to find homes for all those new toys! The bedrooms suddenly…

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Yikes, Santa-Claws! By Pamela Butchart

December 26, 2017

    We thought we might squeeze in one more Christmas book – it is Boxing Day, after all! Summary: Santa-Claws is a bumbling dino-Santa…

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Queen Victoria’s Christmas By Jackie French and Bruce Whatley

December 19, 2017

  A Christmas book with a history lesson thrown in? Now that’s very us! Summary: This story is set in the 1840s, in Queen Victoria’s…

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That Christmas Feeling By Lili Wilkinson

December 12, 2017

  This would be a beautiful Christmas story book for anyone who is experiencing a slightly different Christmas this year; whether it’s a Christmas away…

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Christmas book

The Polar Express By Chris Van Allsburg

December 05, 2017

  Most of you are probably very familiar with The Polar Express as both a book and a movie. It is an absolute classic and…

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