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A Bed for Bear by Clive McFarland

It’s time for Bernard to hibernate, but the bear cave is too crowded, too quiet, and too uncomfortable. So Bernard sets out to search the forest for the perfect bed for winter.

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Picture Books

Review: New York Nights by Lucy Lord

Title: New York Nights

Author: Lucy Lord

Pages: 34 Pages

The Blurb

A short story from the hilarious author of A Girl Called Summer – find out what Poppy was up to before her Ibiza adventures! 270 more words


Positive (Paige Rawl)


So many feels come from reading this book that I must tell you now: Paige’s story isn’t just for anyone – it’s for everyone. 469 more words



Harper Collins

Most people with small children will probably know some of Jeffers’ work which includes How to Catch a Star, Lost and Found, Up and Down and The Way Back Home and many magnificent others! 252 more words

Picture Book

Goodnight already! by Jory John; illustrated by Benji Davies (2015)

Special Guest Post by the wonderful Pranita, editor of Auckland Libraries’ Picture Book Newsletter.

Wanting nothing more than to go to sleep, an exhausted and grumpy Bear is pestered by wide-awake neighbour Duck, who makes endless and increasingly riotous requests. 75 more words

Read Aloud Preschool

A-to-Z Extra: Endgame: The Calling

My third A-to-Z Extra is Endgame: The Calling by James Frey and Nils Johnson-Shelton.  It’s perfect for those who love cracking codes and ciphers, those who enjoy mysteries and clue hunts that take you all around the world, and those who like multiple narrators within one story.  I’ve got a review of this book very nearly written, but let me just say that the… 53 more words

A To Z

ARC Review - Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

Title: Magonia

Author: Maria Dahvana Headley

Rating: ★★★★★

Synopsis: Aza Ray is drowning in thin air.  Since she was a baby, Aza has suffered from a mysterious lung disease that makes it ever harder for her to breathe, to speak—to live. 581 more words