Forget spring cleaning, we'll be spring reading this season! As Spring approaches after one chilly winter, here are ten of our favourite reads, new and old, to read with your littles and brighten up your September days. Flower Power Labradors by Allison Langton Flower Power Labradors! Come with me to shake their paws. Black and… Continue reading Spring-Inspired Reads
For some time local businesses have found themselves diminishing thanks to large shopping chains and online retailers. Local bookshops are no exception to the rule. In Stranger Things season three, town members protest against the '80s consumerist shift to the one-stop-shop and cultural sphere: the shiny new shopping centre. These days, shopping centres have been… Continue reading The Value of Bookshops
The Mad Hatters Middle Grade Book Club is made up of four kids aged 9 – 12. Every fortnight during the school term we explore both fiction and non-fiction targeted towards kids in upper primary school. We cover a range of genres and writing styles to broaden their variety of reading material as well as… Continue reading Middle Grade Book Club Term Two Wrap-Up
We've compiled a list of our favourite books for baby shower or newborn gifts. From board to picture books, humourous to sentimental, fiction to poetry, our top picks reflect a diverse range of titles we adore. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth by Oliver Jeffers Well, hello. And welcome to this Planet.… Continue reading Our Favourite Baby Book Gifts
The Mad Hatters Middle Grade Book Club is made up of four kids aged 9 - 12. Every fortnight during the school term we explore both fiction and non-fiction targeted towards kids in upper primary school. We cover a range of genres and writing styles to broaden their variety of reading material as well as… Continue reading Middle Grade Book Club Term One Wrap-Up!
The Hate U Give "What's the point of having a voice if you're going to be silent?" Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her… Continue reading The Hate U Give
I AM A BELLE. I CONTROL BEAUTY. In the opulent world of Orléans, the people are borne grey and damned, and only a Belle's powers can make them beautiful. Camellia Beauregard wants to be the favourite Belle - the one chosen by the queen to live in the royal palace and be recognised as the… Continue reading The Belles