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Chatting with author Jill Smith about Mystery, Mayhem and Magic!

Today I’m very excited to be interviewing author Jill Smith, who has nine stories, repeat nine (now is that talent or what?) in the new anthology by The Ten Penners, ‘Mystery, Mayhem and Magic.’ I already love the short stories by the Gold Coast writers The Ten Penners, but being a total fan and author of mystery, mayhem and magic myself I couldn’t wait for the opportunity to chat with Jill about this exciting anthology for young readers. 934 more words

What's New

A few weeks ago, after almost 20 years of first-day pictures, new backpacks, shiny, white sneakers and packing lunches, my husband I finally made it to the empty-nest club. 883 more words

Zázračný úklid aneb Jak jezevec Pete uklidil les jednou provždy

Tohle je Pete. Jezevec Pete. A jeho legrační, krásně ilustrovaný, a dokonce rýmovaný příběh z lesa o tom, proč je občas dobré být tak trochu špindíra. 297 more words


Book Chat - children's books.

I have recently discovered the goldmine that is the children’s picture books section in our store. My God, those books are so good! My favourites are: 377 more words

Book Review

My friend, Kristin Bartley Lenz, shares some sage writing advice in this week’s Mitten blog post:

The Grown-Up Version of What I Did This Summer, or How I Rediscovered My Writing Mojo… 133 more words

Picture Book Inventory for the Belle Tent Library at little YOGA festival Mt Maunganui 15-17 September

  1. Make way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
  2. The Waterhole by Graeme Base
  3. When I feel sad by Albert Whitman
  4. The Lorax by Dr Seuss
  5. How Maui defied the Goddess of Death by Peter Gossage…
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Dr. Seuss ...

Dr. Seuss …

Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991) was an American author, political cartoonist, poet, animator, book publisher, and artist, best known for authoring children’s books under the pen name… 496 more words