Book review

P Is for Pterodactyl – The Worst Alphabet Book Ever By Raj Haldar and Chris Carpenter

March 05, 2019

  As someone who is particularly fond of the English language and all its crazy eccentricities, this book really appeals to me. Summary: The bi-line…

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The Things I Love About School By Trace Moroney

February 26, 2019

  This week, I asked one of my Grade 5 students to choose a picture story book for me to review. I asked her to…

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Love By Helen o’Dare

February 19, 2019

  Did Valentine’s Day have you feeling all loved up? If it did, or if you still need a little inspiration to get in the…

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Nothing Happens Outside By Lee Watson

February 12, 2019

  This would be a great book for those of you struggling with indoor, tech-addicted children. Reading ‘Nothing Happens Outside’ with them, may just be…

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First Day By Andrew Daddo

February 05, 2019

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

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My First Day at School By Meredith Costain

January 29, 2019

  This week, many of you will be sending a little one off to school for the first time. Having gone through this in the…

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Look, There’s a Hippopotamus in the Playground Eating Cake By Hazel Edwards

January 22, 2019

  A fun, reassuring book about starting school, ‘Look, There’s a Hippopotamus in the Playground Eating Cake’, would be a great one to read with…

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I’m Australian Too By Mem Fox

January 15, 2019

  Australia Day is just around the corner and even for those of us who struggle a little with celebrating this on the date we…

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A Tale of Potential – Author Unknown

January 08, 2019

  What a strange little book this is; no author or illustrator listed, no publishing details, nothing, just a cute, simple tale of potential. Summary:…

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Queen Victoria’s Christmas By Jackie French and Bruce Whatley

December 18, 2018

  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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