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Reading in Bed

Boo at 2 is getting quite good at entertaining herself either playing or “reading” her books. Her favourite place to read it seems is her bed. 129 more words


Boy, Roald Dahl - Book Review

Title: Boy
Author: Roald Dahl
Genre: nonfiction, autobiography
Order in series: Book # 1
Release Date: 1984
Length:  219 pages… 482 more words

Book Reviews

Three Little Monkeys by Quentin Blake and Emma Chichester Clark

The sort of thing you have to expect if you have Three Little Monkeys!

With delightful illustrations by renowned illustrator Quentin Blake, and an enchanting tale by writer Emma Chichester Clark, Hilda Stibbs and her three little monkeys, Tim, Sam and Lulu come into the lives of our little readers. 25 more words

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Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl is one of the greatest children’s authors of all times. Almost every one of us has either read or seen a film adaptation of his works. 275 more words

Children's Books

Aussie News and Views - Children's Laureates


There has been a Children’s Laureate in Australia since 2008. The position is currently held by the illustrator and author, Leigh Hobbs. The first ever UK children’s laureate was… 454 more words


Why Draw?

I am not quite sure what hit me the other day, but I wandered off to the local library to look at kids’ books.

Where I live, we are fortunate to have a well-run, financially sound (so it seems) library system.   494 more words


The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me, Roald Dahl - Book Review

Title: The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
Author: Roald Dahl
Genre: children’s book, classic, humor
Release Date: 1985
Length: 73 pages… 517 more words

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