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Musings and literature to get us through a tough week

It’s been a bit of a tough week for my littles this week. We received some sad news that an elderly family member who had been very sick had passed away, and we all travelled up to Melbourne for his funeral. 315 more words

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It Might Be An Apple

It Might Be An Apple

By Shinsuke Yoshitake

You’re never too young to think outside the square, and when a picture book asks you to do precisely that you should snap it up, I think. 88 more words

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Book Club - Book of the Month - May

Our tweens-teens’ book selection for May is Nest by Esther Ehrlich. I must say, this was one of the toughest book club decisions thus far, and I’ll explain why in a minute. 462 more words

Book Kids

11 Memorable Children's Books About Libraries and Librarians

“A library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a life-raft and a festival. They are cathedrals of the mind; hospitals of the soul; theme parks of the imagination. 1,775 more words

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Picture books we're loving this week

Our little dot is starting to be a bit more attentive with picture books, sometimes we can even sit through an entire two pages (!). I’m loving having both my littles sitting on each knee, sharing a story together. 276 more words

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The Reader in the Writer. Book Review.

The Reader in the Writer, written by Myra Barrs and Valerie Cork, is the culmination of a year long research project in Year 5 classrooms. 350 more words

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D.E.A.R. Day 2015

What did you drop everything to read today?