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Best Book Guide 2015


Glad to see lots of the new books on this list we already have in the library.

This guide gives reviews for some of the latest children’s books. 65 more words

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Come along to Storytime to celebrate NAIDOC week

Leichhardt and Balmain libraries are dedicating their storytimes this week to NAIDOC week, with Aborginal Storytime sessions. Come along and listen to some aboriginal stories and make some special craft. 21 more words

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CBCA Awards - 2015 - Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey

Aaron Blabey has pretty much done it all in the arts in Australia. Mainly known as an actor until the last few years when he has started to write children’s books. 112 more words

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CBCA Awards, 2015 - Nominations - Snail and Turtle are Friends by Stephen Michael King

Stephen Michael King has three nominations in this year’s CBCA awards, so that, in itself, is a great reward. This is a simple story with colourful images. 89 more words

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CBCA Awards - 2015 Nominations - The Duck and the Darklings by Glenda Millard and Stephen Michael King

This is Stephen Michael King’s 3rd nomination this year, this time in the picture book category. He has two in the Early Childhood category. Glenda Millard has been prolific in the last few years, chiefly in the younger readers’ category. 163 more words

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CBCA Awards - Nominations, 2015 - Go to Sleep, Jessie! by Libby Gleeson and Freya Blackwood

This early childhood nomination sees two favourites getting together (Gleeson and Blackwood), to produce another fairly-close-to-home-and relevant for young families. It delivers with humour and repetition, which young people will love and the adults can have some fun with as they are reading to their children. 48 more words

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CBCA Awards 2015 - Scary Night by Lesley Gibbes and Stephen Michael King

I am a bit biased when it comes to Stephen Michael King books, he’s my favourite. Having said that, I will try to be objective. It is a familiar story, I have seen it done in a few other ways, but it is very catchy. 121 more words

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