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A relationship in this book that stood out for me was the fact that the illustrations drawn by Jonathan Bentley conveyed more meaning to the text than the words did in my point of view. The basic idea of bringing a very simple yet powerful topic, and then adding a moral to it at the …

Cheeky dogs: to Lake Nash and back

‘Cheeky Dogs to Lake Nash and Back’, is a great book.  Both authors Dion Beasley and Johnanna Bell did an outstanding job. It showed different parts of Dion’s life and love for dogs, despite of what they did to him. In this book it shows that Dion grew up in Tennant Creek and had a …

Follow Your Feelings – Max and Worry

Follow Your Feelings – Max and Worry by Kitty Black is an inspiring children’s story that helps children to know how they should deal with worry. I love the use of animals to represent the emotions Max is feeling. This is a book that I would recommend for young children to help them learn how …

I’m A Fabulous Crab!

Henry the hermit crab wanted MORE. He was sick of not having sequins, sparkles, flounces and frills like other sea creatures and wished hermit crabs didn’t just hide in the sand with their boring shell. The 6 year olds who read it loved the sparkly title, the glittery pictures and rhyming language. They enjoyed the …

There’s Only One Grandpa Like You

This colourful picture book with watercolour illustrations tells the reader about all the different types of grandpas you can have – from the planter of trees and tales to knowing every fact about sport. But a repeated message is ‘there is only one grandpa like you’. The book was read to group of 6 year …

Little One

This picture book is the story of many children’s love of their special toy. Pippi’s toy is called Little One and they do many things together. Pippi says ‘she’s soft like mist and always warm’. We shared this book with some 5 year olds and they thought it was a beautifully written story with gorgeous, …