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Phasmid by Rohan Cleave

A beautifully illustrated true story of an insect brought back from almost extinction. It reads like a picture book adventure and finishes with a few pages of information about the rediscovery and rescue of this insect. 32 more words

By Amy

Mr Huff by Anna Walker

I like the way that Anna has visually depicted a bad mood, that it can grow big and hang around a child. Bill decides to look at his bad mood and takes it by the hand. 65 more words

By Cynthia

Teacher resources for My Dead Bunny

Children’s Book Week is coming up fast: this year it’s August 22nd – 26th.

My latest book My Dead Bunny is shortlisted in the 2016 Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards, in the… 351 more words

Books

Ride, Ricardo, ride! by Phil Cummings

Short-listed for the 2016  CBCA Picture Book of the Year award. Ride, Ricardo, Ride! is the story of a young boy who loves to ride his bike until the shadows come and he has to hide his bike away. 75 more words

By Amy

Flight by Nadia Wheatley

Nominee for 2016 Children’s Book Council Picture Book of the Year Award during Book Week – This is a powerfully dark, thought provoking, heart wrenching picture book. 109 more words

By Sharon

The pause by John Larkin

If you like books by John Green this book should be on your list to read next! Nominated for the 2016 Children’s Book Council’s Older Readers Book of the Year Award. 165 more words

By Sharon

One step at a time by Jane Jolly and Sally Heinrich

Little Mali is baby elephant growing up with her human friend Luk in Asia’s rainforests, a land where unexploded landmines are claiming many human and animal lives. 125 more words

By Sharon