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New Year, New Diaries and a Fun MapStudio GiveAway…

January 11th, 2016 · 13 Comments

So it is the last official week before kids in our region start school after their Summer break… We have a slightly different schedule and are exactly half way through our school year and ready for a fresh start and new beginnings that come with a new year to spur us on. We have had […]

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The Launch of International Book Giving Day 2016…

January 6th, 2016 · 8 Comments

We are slowly returning to the world of blogging after a little break. We love reading, we love books and we love fabulous news. Today is the day to take a breathe and announce the launch of 2016’s International Book Giving Day, which falls on the 14 February every year. This post is to let […]

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What We Are Reading Right Now: The Activity/Colouring Book Edition…

December 17th, 2015 · 5 Comments

I don’t know about you, but but I have always, always loved activity books. When I was a kid we always had Annuals to read over the summer holidays, we used to gather with friends, pile them up and read for hours: Jinty, Tammy, Beano and millions of others… we loved them. They defined summer, […]

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Se7en’s Week of GiveAways…

December 12th, 2015 · 1 Comment

This turned out to be a week of GiveAways… so I gathered them all up in one place for you. Festival Fabulous by Ros Badger and Christine Leech: Click through here and leave a comment on the GiveAway Post. I fell in love with this book before I even had it in my hands… and […]

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What We Are Reading Right Now: The Teen Version…

November 26th, 2015 · 7 Comments

When faced with teen reads on a book shelf in a store… it can be somewhat overwhelming. Books appear to be so different to the books we grew up with and while classics are always fabulous, new books are launched daily… the trick is to figure out the best from the rest. So we have […]

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What We Are Reading Right Now: The Chapter Book Version… And Hooray for a GiveAway…

November 19th, 2015 · 19 Comments

When children launch from easy readers to chapter books it is vital that they get to discover the best of the rest. Firstly, for their sake, they need to read books that grab their attention and then keep it. And secondly, for the parent’s sake, because you are probably going to still be helping your […]

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What We Are Reading Right Now… The Picture Book Version.

November 16th, 2015 · 8 Comments

Basically I could read picture books all day, every day… and while classical classics are those picture books that can be read again and again and again… there is nothing nicer than a new discovery. So many fresh and new picture books come out and it can be difficult to find the magic amidst the […]

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