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Great March Reads

There are so many wonderful books released this month that we hardly know where to start!  Fantasy, history and fashion along with a few books to get you thinking and the return of a well-loved classic. There’s also something for all ages from teens to little ones withLove, Lie, Repeatto There’s Only One Mum Like […]

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12 Children’s Books That Have Stayed With Us As Adults

We all remember them: the stories that lulled us to sleep, that spawned worlds in our minds during the day, that allowed us imagination and play. We all have at least one book that we read or was read to us as a kid, that has stayed with us into adulthood. If you have our […]

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Stories of Harmony

This Thursday your children may be heading off to school wearing something orange to celebrate Harmony Day. And although it may seem like a relatively new event, this year marks it’s 20thanniversary. Since 1999, more than 77,000 Harmony Week events have been held across Australia. It’s a time to celebrate Australian multiculturalism in our community […]

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New Reading Horizons

Last month, Better Reading revealed the Top 100 favourite books of 2018 as voted by you. The list was incredibly diverse, showcasing an eclectic mix of classic books, modern fiction, and even more recent debut fiction. This assorted mix of Top 100 books is not only a great reading guide that offers some inspiration, but […]

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Celebrate International Women’s Day With Your Children

“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organisation but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.” Gloria Steinheim This Friday is International Women’s Day (March 8) a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and there are so […]

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Teaching Children to Care

This Sunday is World Wildlife Day, the perfect time to celebrate the many beautiful animals and plants on our planet as well as a time to raise awareness of the many benefits they provide to people and the need to preserve them for future generations. This year, the theme for World Wildlife Day is “Life […]

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Modern Classics We’re Mad About

We’ve all heard of classic literature – the books most of us studied in school, with stories about societies and people very different to the world we live in today, yet full of universal truths. Modern classics, typically written after WWI, depict our more recent history, one that is much more familiar to most readers. Like […]

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Better Reading Top 100: Risky Reading

Last week, Better Reading revealed the Top 100 favourite books of 2018 as voted by you. The list was incredibly diverse, showcasing an eclectic mix of classic books, modern fiction, and even more recent debut fiction. This assorted mix of Top 100 books is not only a great reading guide that offers some inspiration, but […]

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Massive Reading Treats

This month, young readers of all ages are in for a treat with Anna Walker, David Walliams, Jackie French and Bren McDribble all releasing new books and that’s not all! Check out our highlights and take off on an adventure in the wonderful world of books with your little reader.  Dippy’s Big Day Out by Jackie […]

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