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The Healing Power of Writing

Ten years ago today, the Black Saturday bushfires raged across Victoria, claiming the lives of 173 people, injuring 414, and burning 450, 000 hectares of land. They remain, to this day, the most devastating bushfires Australia has ever seen. With the passing of ten years, we are challenged to reflect on the events that transpired, […]

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Moving Stories to Mark Black Saturday

With this month’s tenth anniversary of the Black Saturday fires, it might be the right time to share one of these intensely moving stories with your children.  They speak of survival, of the beautiful yet sometimes harsh reality of the Australian bush, and ultimately, of hope and regrowth. Often based on first hand experiences – […]

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Books Guaranteed To Start A Conversation

The first month of the year has almost come to a close, which can only mean one thing – it’s about time for your first book club of the year! Unsure of what book to choose? No need to fret – we’ve got you covered with a list of current, topical, and best-selling books that […]

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Celebrating the country we call home: A list of great Australian stories

Australia has a rich history of exceptional literary talent, and to this day, upholds its reputation as a nation that produces remarkable stories. So, why not spend some time this weekend indulging in great Aussie literature? We’ve made a list of some of Australia’s best stories for you to enjoy: Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe […]

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Bookish Books

We love our books, but we especially love books about books, those that celebrate the importance of stories and the beauty of language. To celebrate the magic of books and their importance, we’ve composed a list of our top five favourite books about books! Is your favourite book on this list? If not, please tell […]

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New Year, New Reads: Books to look forward to in January

2019 is now in full swing, meaning an entire year of new and exciting books is ahead of us. There are some books by children’s authors we know and love, and also some exciting debut novels to explore. Here is a list of children’s titles to look forward to in January this year. The Fork, […]

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New Year, New Reads: The Most Anticipated Books of 2019

The new year is a great time for book lovers – many of us are busy making reading resolutions, re-organising our to-be-read piles, and keenly waiting to see what exciting new books the year will bring. We’ve taken a sneak -peek at what the book world has to offer in 2019 – and we are […]

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What a Year It Was! Your Favourite 2018 Reads

What a year it was for wonderful books! We have seen some incredible titles emerge from both debut and well-known authors who delivered some unforgettable reading experiences. We asked you, dear readers, which books stood out for you in 2018, and the crowd has spoken! Here, we reveal your 2018 reading highlights: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely […]

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Kids Books You Loved in 2018

Looking back on 2018 it’s been an amazing year, full of wonderful reads for kids and young adults. Before we start looking to the future, we thought you might enjoy a round-up of the highlights. We were blessed in 2018 to have new books from some stand-out authors, such as His Name Was Walter by Emily […]

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