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Reading Australian Books – The Importance of Reading, Hearing and Seeing Australia Represented.

One of the great joys of reading is learning, and seeing ourselves represented on the page. In recent years, diverse voices are gaining traction, in particular in #LoveOzMG – Love Australian Middle Grade, which is the quieter sister of #LoveOzYA. These middle grade books have been showcasing the diversity of Australia, its people, and across… Continue reading Reading Australian Books – The Importance of Reading, Hearing and Seeing Australia Represented.

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Every Word Is A Bird We Teach To Sing by Daniel Tammet

Title: Every Word Is A Bird We Teach To Sing Author: Daniel Tammet Genre: Essays. Non-Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 29th August, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages:275 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A mind-expanding, deeply humane tour of language(s) - and those who speak, study, and invent them - by the bestselling author of BORN ON A BLUE… Continue reading Every Word Is A Bird We Teach To Sing by Daniel Tammet

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The Word Detective by John Simpson

    Title: The Word Detective: A Life in Words from Serendipity to Selfie Author: John Simpson Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Little Brown/Hachette Published: 11th October 2016 Format: paperback Pages: 366 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Language is always changing. No one knows where it is going but the best way to future-cast is to look at the… Continue reading The Word Detective by John Simpson