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Sunday, 15 July 2018

From the blog: Lift the flap and discover a magical staircase

Join Jennie as she shares some literary snippets from her recent travels with some wonderful book and bookshop experiences at La Alhambra in Granada and the Livrario Lello in Porto.


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Sunday, 8 July 2018

From the blog: Non Stereotypical Children’s Literature

This week Felicity delves into literature that explores differences, from behavioural and physical, to more topical issues around gender identity. There is certainly a book to fit every reader.

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Saturday, 30 June 2018

From the blog: Schoolwide Daily Reading

An exemplary model of practice in the essential teaching of and exposure to reading in both primary and secondary school, and sources of inspiration in keeping reading ever fresh and new…

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Sunday, 24 June 2018

From the blog: Humour and the Modern Teenager

This week Leanne Rands looks at the lighter side of Young Adult fiction, in 'Humour and the Modern Teenager' from three different perspectives …

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Sunday, 17 June 2018

From the blog: Refugee Week 17-23 June

Janet Grecian lists some ‘must have’ new titles to support Refugee Week. If you have other special recommendations to share with others, please respond to this blog post...

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Monday, 11 June 2018

From the blog: Rain, rain, rain

Maureen’s post covers a wide range of books about rain, from the youngest to the independently reading, covering a range of cultures and genres from non-fiction through story to song.

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Sunday, 3 June 2018

From the blog: Hickory dickory dash… It was read with great panache!

Following up their post of 2 weeks ago Sharon and Katie report on the actual event spanning all grades of their school with great panache… 

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Tuesday, 29 May 2018

From the blog: National Simultaneous Storytime at Don College #NSS2018

Don College (Years 11 & 12) students studying for their Certificate II in Community Services (Focus on Children’s Services) used National Simultaneous Storytime as a focus for their playgroup, under the guidance of their teacher Renee Chettle.

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Sunday, 20 May 2018

From the blog: Three things I’ve learned about writing interactive fiction

Emily’s detailed description of the process of the writing and the wonderful experiences she had with all who advised, supported and instructed her shows a depth of feeling and intention to deliver a meaningful reading experience that is exemplary.

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Monday, 14 May 2018

From the blog: National Simultaneous Storytime #NSS2018

Guest bloggers Sharon Molnar and Katie Stanley from Friends’ introduce this much-loved event and will contribute a follow-up blog post on June 2.

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