books for kids

Sunday Chutney By Aaron Blabey

June 19, 2018

  Aaron Blabey does not disappoint (does he ever?!) with Sunday Chutney. I’m a huge fan of Aaron Blabey’s books; his stories and illustrations are…

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Forever or a Day By Sarah Jacoby

June 12, 2018

  This book is divine! I could quite happily leave the review right there, so you are too curious not to go out and get…

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LOVE By Matt De La Pena

June 05, 2018

  I am so thrilled to have stumbled across this book! It was the title and the cover that pulled me in, but the text…

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Lucy Rescued By Harriet Ziefert

May 29, 2018

  My kids pulled this book off the shelf in the local library. Given that we rescued our beautiful, yet anxious staffy/lab, Tilly, 5 years…

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My Pop-Up Body Book By Jennie Maizels and William Petty

May 22, 2018

  This week, we’re changing pace a little and looking at a non-fiction book. We don’t often review non-fiction texts, but kids are usually fascinated…

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Book Review – The Runaway Hug by Nick Bland

May 15, 2018

  This is such a sweet story. There’s nothing complex about it, but it always makes me feel cosy and I never tire of reading…

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In My Heart By Jo Witek

May 08, 2018

  Sometimes, I come across a book I have never before seen, and I cannot believe I don’t know it; it is so beautiful and…

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Roy & Matilda – The Gallery Mice By Susan Venn

May 01, 2018

  If you live in or are visiting Melbourne and are planning a trip to the Art Gallery, or if you want to bring a…

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Alfred’s War By Rachel Bin Salleh

April 24, 2018

  Alfred’s War uses the character of Alfred George to tell an all-too-common and sadly forgotten story of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who…

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You Must Bring a Hat By Simon Philip

April 17, 2018

  You Must Bring a Hat is not exactly a serious story with a multitude of deep and meaningful themes to discuss, but it is…

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