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June 29, 2017

  School holidays are again upon us! I don’t know about you, but I am seriously excited about two weeks off from making packed lunches…

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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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Playlist for Mums – our top 21 for June

June 22, 2017

Around 6 weeks ago, we gave you what was then our ‘Top 21’ – what we had on our music playlist for getting through housework, doing…

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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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NEW! Holiday Bumper Packs in store now!

June 15, 2017

So, Winter is upon us here in Australia and if your family is anything like ours, you’ll be trying to find some indoor activities to…

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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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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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