books for kids

First Day By Andrew Daddo

January 30, 2018

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

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My First Day at School By Meredith Costain

January 23, 2018

  In about a week, many of you, including one of us here at The Sunshine Collective, will be sending a little one off to…

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Hubert Horatio The Millionaire Child Genius By Lauren Child

January 16, 2018

  This is a really divine story about how being rich does not necessarily mean having a lot of money. Summary: Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent…

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Mind your Gramma! By Yvonne Morrison

January 09, 2018

  I am a self-confessed grammar-lover, so this book immediately appeals to me. The blurb on the front cover reads, “One conversation. Two meanings. Laugh-out-loud…

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The Toy Fairy By Stephanie Thatcher

January 02, 2018

  Christmas is over, and if you’re anything like us, you are now trying to find homes for all those new toys! The bedrooms suddenly…

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Yikes, Santa-Claws! By Pamela Butchart

December 26, 2017

    We thought we might squeeze in one more Christmas book – it is Boxing Day, after all! Summary: Santa-Claws is a bumbling dino-Santa…

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That Christmas Feeling By Lili Wilkinson

December 12, 2017

  This would be a beautiful Christmas story book for anyone who is experiencing a slightly different Christmas this year; whether it’s a Christmas away…

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Silent Night and Other Christmas Carols Illustrated by Lee Krutop

November 28, 2017

  Not a story book, as such, but still a beautiful book to read and look through, Silent Night and Other Christmas Carols, is a…

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The Giving Tree By Shel Silverstein

November 21, 2017

  I actually can’t believe we haven’t (until now) reviewed this absolute classic. The Giving Tree is such a beautiful book and when I recently…

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The Pigeon Needs a Bath! by Mo Willems

November 07, 2017

  We have featured ‘The Pigeon Needs a Bath’ on our website a long time ago, but we’re revisiting it this week because our current…

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