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Bear in Space - Deborah Abela. Illustrated by Marjorie Crosby-Fairall

Walker Books Australia

August 2020

ISBN: 9781760651510
Imprint: Walker Books Australia

Australian RRP: $25.99
New Zealand RRP: $28.99

Encouraging our little readers to be not just accepting of differences but to embrace them is arguably one of the greatest gifts we can offer. 206 more words

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Tree Beings - Raymond Huber and Sandra Severgnini [with a foreword by Jane Goodall]

Exisle Publishing

October 2020

ISBN 9781925820539

RRP $34.99

I think it fair to say that if Dr Jane Goodall is lending her endorsement to a book then you know it must be of the highest quality. 326 more words

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The Day The Crayons Quit

We had seen this book being shared on social media and had heard a few good reviews so we ordered a copy to find out for ourselves what it was actually like. 320 more words

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Classic Poetry: An Illustrated Collection

Classic Poetry: An Illustrated Collection selected by Michael Rosen


Illustrated by Paul Howard

Many of us may be philistines when it comes to poetry, but children are not. 283 more words


Interview with Nathalie Dargent, Author of The Christmas Feast 

Nathalie Dargent is a children’s author, screenwriter, illustrator, and blogger. Trained as an art historian, she started writing children’s stories when her own children started learning to read.  488 more words

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Right now, I am fine by Dr. Daniela Owen

Read by Keppi Serpa

Written to help children deal with stress and anxiety.



Children's Book Diversity: Getting the Numbers Right

I’ve thought a lot about the 2018 Diversity in Children’s Books infographic since it was published in June 2019. I put together a Twitter thread about my thoughts on it this past spring, but given the important conversations we’re having (i.e., finally paying attention to) about diverse representation in publishing, I wanted to share my thoughts here, as well. 1,067 more words