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The Colour of Music by Lisa Tiffen, illustrated by Matt Ottley

Title: The Colour of Music Author: Lisa Tiffen, illustrated by Matt Ottley Genre: Fiction Publisher: MidnightSun Publishing Published: June 2021 Format: Hardback Pages: 32 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Molly can see the music. Colours flash brilliantly as she listens. The music takes her on a journey into places filled with colour, revealing connections between music, emotions,… Continue reading The Colour of Music by Lisa Tiffen, illustrated by Matt Ottley

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Feelings #3: The Worried Elephant by Phillip Gwynne

Title: Feelings #3: The Worried Elephant Author: Phillip Gwynne Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st May 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 24 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: There is so much bad news in the world. Elephant is worried. So worried that he can’t do any of the activities he loves anymore. Can Elephant learn to manage… Continue reading Feelings #3: The Worried Elephant by Phillip Gwynne

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Bedtime is Boring by David Campbell and Daron Parton

Title: Bedtime is Boring Author: David Campbell and Daron Parton Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: March 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Second picture book, and hilarious sequel to Stupid Carrots, written by well-known TV presenter and performer, David Campbell! Billy Bunny REALLY doesn’t want to go to bed. He’s far too… Continue reading Bedtime is Boring by David Campbell and Daron Parton

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Let’s Count – One to Ten and Back Again: 10 Naughty Numbats by Grace Nolan and Nancy Bevington

Title: Let’s Count – One to Ten and Back Again: 10 Naughty Numbats Author: Grace Nolan and Nancy Bevington Genre: Education Publisher: Big Sky Publishing Published: February 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 32 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Fun and learning go together in this beautifully presented counting series One to Ten and Back Again. Packed with imaginative… Continue reading Let’s Count – One to Ten and Back Again: 10 Naughty Numbats by Grace Nolan and Nancy Bevington

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The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch

Title: The Paper Bag Princess Author: Robert Munsch Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st December 2020 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: 40 years. Seven million copies sold. One princess who has inspired generations of readers. ·  An empowerment-focused edition of one of the world's best-loved picture books.·  Readers the world-over have fallen… Continue reading The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch

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Book Bingo Twenty-one – A funny book, A book that scares you and a book of short stories

This week marks my twenty-first post for the year of my Bok Bingo challenge, which has been chugging along well. So well in fact, I'm whipping through my second card quite rapidly, with a few squares to be decided and written up. For this post, all three books are by Australian women, scoring a hattrick… Continue reading Book Bingo Twenty-one – A funny book, A book that scares you and a book of short stories

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Archibald, The Naughtiest Elf in the World Goes to the Zoo by Skye Davidson, illustrated by Ágnes Rokiczky

Title: Archibald, The Naughtiest Elf in the World Goes to the Zoo Author: Skye Davidson, illustrated by Ágnes Rokiczky Genre: Fantasy, Picture Book Publisher: Elephant Tree Publishing Published: August 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 32 Price: $19.95 Synopsis: Archibald is the naughtiest elf in the whole wide world, who loves nothing more than doing extremely mischievous… Continue reading Archibald, The Naughtiest Elf in the World Goes to the Zoo by Skye Davidson, illustrated by Ágnes Rokiczky

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Christmas Reads

Christmas Reads There are many things that I enjoy about Christmas – decorating the tree and house, buying and making new decorations each year, counting the Santa collection and watching it grow year to year, and watching favourite Christmas movies such as Love, Actually, Home Alone, The Santa Clause movies, and The Holiday each year.… Continue reading Christmas Reads