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Entries Tagged as 'Book Crafts'

Se7en do Ravenous Beast Collages…

February 19th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Our book of the week last week was the Walker Book: The Ravenous Beast by Niamh Sharkey. The thing that first gets you with this picture book are the illustrations – they are brilliant, appealing, bright and funny. In fact the illustrations tell the story until you discover the words. This book is a fabulous […]

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Se7en Start a Book Nook…

February 4th, 2009 · 32 Comments

Last week there were a few passing clouds in the sky and all my kids headed indoors as if winter had set in, we needed something to do and fast! And so was born The Book Nook: We set up our tent, that normally goes outside in the corner of our kids room – tucked […]

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Tubby and the Lantern and a Se7en Lamp Extravaganza…

January 7th, 2009 · 18 Comments

So we read Tubby and the Lantern again and and again… It is such a lovely story filled with adventure and surprises on every page not to mention… No one expects that when Tubby starts making his enormous lantern that the story will involve traveling to distant lands and only just escaping pirates and getting […]

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Alpaca Hats in Se7en Steps…

December 18th, 2008 · 9 Comments

In the Week That Was – 24 I mentioned that we had received Up and Down the Andes, from The Picnic Basket… This is a brilliant book packed with facts, beautiful artwork and a fantastically smooth rhythmic poem winding you through the Andes… Just wrapping your tongue around the strange and mysterious place names on […]

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Mrs Armitage and Her Se7en Hundred Surfboards.

December 11th, 2008 · 7 Comments

In the depths of summer and living in Cape Town… surfing has to come to mind. In fact I thought it was not possible to grow up in Cape Town without mastering the art of surfing – you know one of the world’s surfing mecca’s. But according to the father person, surfing will be over […]

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Eric Carle’s Radical Rockets…

November 18th, 2008 · 19 Comments

Tuesday Art Task Time: How many brilliant art projects haven’t been inspired by the brilliant Eric Carle and his wonderful papers. Our favorite book of his, well there are countless – but the one we are enjoying at the moment is: So we started out with paints and blank paper. And we got painting… And […]

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Go Dog Go – Do you like my Hat? – in Se7en Steps…

November 11th, 2008 · 24 Comments

This book, Go Dog Go, is such a favorite I am sure it is engrained in the hearts and minds of almost every one – world wide. For me you cannot beat that party at the top of the tree – I have always wanted to go to THAT party! I looked it up on […]

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