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Handwriting inspiration

June 08, 2017

When we are out and about, talking to parents of school-aged children, one of the questions we get asked most often is: ‘how can I…

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Thelma the Unicorn By Aaron Blabey

June 06, 2017

  Yes, yes, we know, it’s another Aaron Blabey book, but honestly, his books are so awesome, we can’t resist telling you about them. This…

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Aboriginal Stories and Texts to Celebrate Reconciliation Week

June 01, 2017

This week, in celebration of Reconciliation Week (May 27th – June 3rd), we wanted to share with you some of our favourite stories, written by…

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The Lost Girl By Ambelin Kwaymullina

May 30, 2017

  This week, running from May 27th – June 3rd, is National Reconciliation Week; a week when we celebrate the contributions and the history of…

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Lunchbox Notes – free template

May 25, 2017

This blog post is for any parent who really wants to be that super-parent who does cute lunchbox notes for their kids, but never actually has…

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Each Peach Pear Plum By Janet and Allan Ahlberg

May 23, 2017

  Each Peach Pear Plum is a simple, rhyming, eye-spy book. My kids love searching the pictures for the fairy tale and nursery rhyme characters…

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Rainy Day Games

May 18, 2017

At our place, it’s starting to get a bit wintry: cold and wet. We’re revisiting some rainy day games that we published last year, that…

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The Paper Bag Princess By Robert Munsch

May 16, 2017

  If your daughter is into princesses, but you’re not so into the stereotypes and outdated messages in many princess stories, then this is a…

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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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