books for kids

Stone Soup: A Folk Tale Illustrated by Jess Stockham

May 09, 2017

  There are dozens of variations of the story ‘Stone Soup’, some more light-hearted than others. The particular version I have read is a ‘lift…

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Mermaid By Cerrie Burnell

May 02, 2017

  Cerrie (Claire) Burnell is a British-born children’s television host. She also happens to have been born with her right arm extending only just below…

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Piranhas Don’t Eat Bananas By Aaron Blabey

April 25, 2017

  Yet another awesome Aaron Blabey book that is a little bit wrong and a lot of fun! Summary: Most of us are well aware…

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Gary By Leila Rudge

April 18, 2017

  Erin recently bought this book for her kids, purely and simply because she couldn’t resist buying a book about a pigeon named Gary. Who…

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King Pig by Nick Bland

April 11, 2017

Another beauty by Nick Bland, this 2013 book was a ‘Short-Listed Book’ for The Children’s Book Council of Australia. My daughter brought this one home…

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The Eleventh Hour By Graeme Base

April 04, 2017

  I think everyone knows of The Eleventh Hour, but possibly, like me, you may have forgotten just how captivating and exciting this book is.…

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Rosie Revere, Engineer By Andrea Beaty

March 28, 2017

  Oh my gosh – go out and get a copy of this book! Rosie Revere, Engineer is brand new to my Top 5 Picture…

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The House of 12 Bunnies By Caroline Stills and Sarcia Stills-Blott

March 21, 2017

  The House of 12 Bunnies is an extremely regular bedtime request in our house. It’s a simple, playful book with plenty of opportunity for…

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A Chair For My Mother By Vera B. Williams

March 14, 2017

  A Chair For My Mother is a beautiful story for talking about and teaching compassion. This book comes up on every ‘compassion education’ search…

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Feathers for Phoebe by Rod Clement

March 07, 2017

  Feathers for Phoebe is a gorgeously, bright and colourful picture book for children about learning to accept yourself, just the way you are. Summary:…

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