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What was your favourite childhood read?

Today is International Children’s Book Day.  A love of books and reading is close to all of our hearts here at Oxford Australia so we are celebrating the day by asking staff around the office to share some of their favourite childhood reads. 648 more words

General Interest

Fairies and fangs collide at library this Thursday, April 2 at 6 p.m.

Fawn is an animal fairy with Tinker Bell and the other fairies of Pixie Hollow. For obvious reasons she has a big heart when it comes to animals: small animals, big animals and once is a while, very big animals. 83 more words

Films

Waterstones Children's book prize winner announced

Blown Away, a picture book by Rob Biddulph has won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize.

Melissa Cox from Waterstones said, “The test of a good picture book is not how good it is on first reading, but how enjoyable it is on its fiftieth. 98 more words

Books

Stella by Starlight

Stella’s eyes are filled with fear as she and her brother witness a burning cross. Stella knows that this is a sign of the Klan, which means trouble for the people in her small community. 280 more words

Books For Kids

Things You Never Knew About Dinosaurs by Giles Paley-Phillips *Review*

This is my first of what I hope to be many reviews on  books for children.  Jonah loves books… more than stuffed animals actually.  In the middle of the night if he comes into our room, it’s a book that he has under his arm for comfort.   272 more words

Reviews

Book Battle: The Thickety vs. The Witch's Boy

The Witch’s Boy. By Kelly Barnhill. Algonquin Young Readers. 384 pages. $16.99
Recommended Reading Level: Grades 4 – 6

Ned is the son of Sister Witch, the local healing woman who uses her magic for good. 396 more words

Books For Kids