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Mother’s Day interviews

May 11, 2017

         With Mother’s Day just a few days away, we thought it might be nice for the people who make up The…

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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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Brilliant Holiday Ideas

Autumn Leaves, 15 ways

May 04, 2017

I love autumn; I always have. Growing up in a country town, autumn was by far the most beautiful season and scrunching autumn leaves underfoot…

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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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Playlist – Our Top 21

April 27, 2017

Last week we gave you a list of our favourite movies and television shows to binge on; this week we thought we would give you…

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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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Top 50 movies for mums

April 20, 2017

We’re interrupting our regular programming this week to do a fun blog post just for the mums out there. Instead of giving useful tips and…

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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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Easter Egg Treasure Hunt Clues

April 13, 2017

Do you have an Easter tradition at your house? Or Easter activities you do each year? We do Easter egg hunts each year, hiding plenty…

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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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