Book review

The Day the Crayons Quit By Drew Daywalt

June 27, 2017

  If you’re looking for a fun way to introduce your child to letter writing and persuasive texts, look no further! Summary: Duncan’s crayons are…

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Would you rather… By John Burningham

June 20, 2017

      Decisions, decisions. ‘Would you rather…’ is a simple story book, packed full of questions to really get you and your children thinking.…

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Sad, the dog By Sandy Fussell

June 13, 2017

  For me, this is a story about how we can be the most lonely when surrounded by others, and about how our fortunes can…

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Thelma the Unicorn By Aaron Blabey

June 06, 2017

  Yes, yes, we know, it’s another Aaron Blabey book, but honestly, his books are so awesome, we can’t resist telling you about them. This…

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Aboriginal Stories and Texts to Celebrate Reconciliation Week

June 01, 2017

This week, in celebration of Reconciliation Week (May 27th – June 3rd), we wanted to share with you some of our favourite stories, written by…

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The Lost Girl By Ambelin Kwaymullina

May 30, 2017

  This week, running from May 27th – June 3rd, is National Reconciliation Week; a week when we celebrate the contributions and the history of…

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Each Peach Pear Plum By Janet and Allan Ahlberg

May 23, 2017

  Each Peach Pear Plum is a simple, rhyming, eye-spy book. My kids love searching the pictures for the fairy tale and nursery rhyme characters…

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The Paper Bag Princess By Robert Munsch

May 16, 2017

  If your daughter is into princesses, but you’re not so into the stereotypes and outdated messages in many princess stories, then this is a…

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Stone Soup: A Folk Tale Illustrated by Jess Stockham

May 09, 2017

  There are dozens of variations of the story ‘Stone Soup’, some more light-hearted than others. The particular version I have read is a ‘lift…

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Mermaid By Cerrie Burnell

May 02, 2017

  Cerrie (Claire) Burnell is a British-born children’s television host. She also happens to have been born with her right arm extending only just below…

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