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#1 - (Wo)man's Best Friend

This short children’s story is inspired by my gorgeous chocolate labrador Charlie. I’m sure you’ll be seeing more of both him and his brother Bouncer over the next 99 days. 737 more words


Love the Little House Books

I love Little House on the Prairie

And all the subsequent books.

I love Laura and Carrie and Mary,

Ma and Pa with his twinkly-eyed looks. 106 more words


On barley-sugar fingers and the stars Christmas shopping

When I was in Melbourne a couple of weeks ago, I bought a lovely, old fashioned edition of Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers. It is pink and white striped, and has a black and white drawing of Mary Poppins being pulled along by her umbrella by the wind. 456 more words

Children's Books

Lisa & Holly's Book Club - April Reviews & Discussion

Below is my review of our first book for April Book Club. Please add your review or observations by clicking on ‘Leave a Comment’ and lets discuss this wonderful book a little more. 529 more words

Aurealis Awards

Mrs. Noodlekugel

Author: Daniel Pinkwater

Illustrator: Adam Stower

Maxine and Nick have just recently moved into a high-rise apartment building, surrounded by . . . other high-rises. So it’s with great surprise that they discover a small, individual house set in a small, green yard nestled behind their apartment building. 244 more words

Book Review

On questioning and contemplating

I’m in a bit of a Second World War binge at the moment. Just before I read Goodnight Mister Tom I sped through another favourite from when I was younger: Jackie French’s  384 more words

Children's Books

Book Review - This is Not My Hat

LOVE this book! Love it! This was an instant hit in our home and quickly became a bedtime favorite. And it’s no surprise this book was nominated for this year’s… 176 more words

Picture Book