books for kids

Why I Love My Daddy – In the words of children – Illustrated by Daniel Howarth

August 29, 2017

  With Fathers’ Day this coming Sunday (there’s still time to shop!!) we thought we would review our favourite ‘Daddy’ book! Summary: Each page of…

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The Book of Mistakes By Corinna Luyken

August 22, 2017

  A beautifully simple picture story book about how sometimes our mistakes can actually turn out to be our greatest successes. Summary: The narrator of…

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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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