books for kids

A Literary Bestiary Words and Illustrations by Tasha J Miller

July 18, 2017

  Don’t you love discovering great books for kids in unlikely places? Last week, whilst on holidays in Hepburn, Victoria, my family and I visited…

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Mr McGee and the Big Bag of Bread By Pamela Allen

July 11, 2017

  A fun, rhyming story about why, sometimes, rules are there for a reason! Summary: Mr McGee wakes up one morning and decides to go…

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Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls By Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

July 04, 2017

This amazing book of non-fiction stories is an absolute must for all bookshelves – particularly those owned by little (or big) girls. Summary: The book…

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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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