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Six Books for New Siblings

Introducing a new child into the family can be a stressful time, especially for the older siblings. Sometimes the older children are still very young and don’t understand the idea of having a baby in the house. Other times, the siblings will be a bit older and will be upset by no longer being the […]

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Why it is important to read to your baby

Amongst the constant rounds of baby related chores it is too easy to get to the end of the day and realise you missed out on reading to your baby. It is pretty important that you somehow find the time: the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child lists access to children’s books […]

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Five tips for living with a early morning waker

Five tips for living with a early morning waker

Baby is calling out to get up but the clock reads an ungodly time starting with a five, or worse, a four. You have entered the world of an early morning waker. To help you deal with the shock of your day starting in these hushed hours, while everyone else is fast asleep now the […]

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The Adventures of Pinnochio

The classic story of Pinocchio is simple. A young boy who lies and as a result, his nose grows bigger, punishing him in a humorous way. The story of the young boy Pinocchio was told for the first time in the 1883 novel titled: The Adventures of Pinocchio. (more…)

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Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days is a classic French novel about a man who, as the title suggests, attempts to circumnavigate the world in 80 days. Written in 1873, the novel has had world wide success, with the story being adaptated into a theatre play, TV series, feature film, animations and numerous exhibitions. (more…)

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Where’s Wally

Where’s Wally is a classic children’s book which requires kids to search frantically over pages for the red and white striped Character. (more…)

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The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings fantasy novels are one of the most successful selling books and one of the most influential works in 20th-century literature. The story was written in stages between 1937 and 1949 by Oxford University professor J. R. R. Tolkien, and was released as a sequel to the popular novel The Hobbit. […]

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Dr Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham

This classic, best selling kids book by Dr Seuss is a perfect example of a piece of cultural history which has stood the test of time. Written in 1960, Green Eggs and Ham, was recently voted fourth-bestselling English-language children’s book (novel) of all time (more…)

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Books For Children Who Have Questions About Death

Books tell children everything. They can teach them how to use their imagination or they can show them about the real world, more importantly books can help children understand and relate the plot to their everyday lives. (more…)

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The Grug collection

Grug celebrates his 30th birthday this year and there is no better way to celebrate than to read your child, or have them read one of the Australian picture book classics. Grug is a fictional character that is the star of a book series written by Ted Prior. (more…)

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