Book review

The Children Who Loved Books By Peter Carnavas

August 30, 2016

  The Children Who Loved Books is a simple and charming story about the beauty and importance of books and family. Summary Angus and Lucy…

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Crankenstein By Samantha Berger

August 23, 2016

  Crankenstein is a light-hearted, funny book about something we are, no doubt, all quite familiar with: cranky kids! Summary There are many reasons Crankenstein…

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There’s a Sea in my Bedroom By Margaret Wild

August 09, 2016

  There’s a Sea in my Bedroom is a sweet, gentle story about overcoming fears. There’s a lovely dose of imagination thrown in and, the…

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I Love You Stinky Face By Lisa McCourt

July 26, 2016

  I Love You Stinky Face was given to us at The Sunshine Collective as a hand-me-down book and just as well really, because I…

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Book Review – The Red Balloon by A. Lamorisse

July 19, 2016

The Red Balloon was actually first a film, released in 1956 and the author, A Lamorisse is a French film director. He wrote the screenplay…

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The Very Cranky bear by Nick Bland

June 14, 2016

The Very Cranky Bear is no doubt one you are already familiar with, but considering the depth of our love for it here at The Sunshine…

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The Book With No Pictures, by B.J. Novak

June 07, 2016

The Book With No Pictures is a family favourite – guaranteed to provide some bedtime giggles. Summary Just as the title suggests, this is a…

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Book Review – Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers

May 24, 2016

My lovely Auntie Mich gave Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers to my son as a birthday present a couple of years ago. One read…

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Book review – The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore

May 17, 2016

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore by W.E. Joyce,  is one of my absolute favourite picture story books. The first time I read it…

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Picture book

The Shape of My Heart By Mark Sperring

January 12, 2016

  The Shape of My Heart is a picture book for a younger audience. It looks at the various shapes that make up our world…

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