books for kids

What’s the Matter, Aunty May? By Peter Friend

August 15, 2017

  This is a fun, engaging book for anyone who has ever had a child ‘help’ them with the housework. Summary: The dapper little boy…

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Florette By Anna Walker

August 08, 2017

  For those of you feeling hemmed in by the concrete jungle, and in need of a little more greenery in your life, this picture…

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Under the Love Umbrella By Davina Bell

August 01, 2017

  I was going to read this book to the class I have been teaching over the past couple of weeks, but I really wasn’t…

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Where is the Green Sheep? By Mem Fox

July 25, 2017

  I’m sure there’s not a parent around who doesn’t already know this book, but I was recently reminded of it when I was searching…

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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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