Book + Play: Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman

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The Book: Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman  What’s It About? Cinnamon was a princess with pearl eyes, a long time ago, in a small hot country, where everything was very old. Cinnamon did not talk and could not see. Mango trees, a parrot, and a beautiful room in the palace do nothing to help the teachers […]

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Book + Play: Anzac Ted by Belinda Lansberry

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If someone asks me to think of a quintessentially Australian experience, I automatically think of ANZAC Day. It perfectly demonstrates the dichotomy of Australian culture – we attend deeply respectful services in the morning, then we have a craic playing two up and listening to yarns in the afternoon. We are a nation of larrikins, […]

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10 Books To Read Over & Over With Your Toddler

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There are a thousand reasons to read to your children. It’s fun, it’s great for bonding and any parenting expert will tell you that it’s one of the most important things to do.  But what do you read?  It’s hard to tell without spending a fortune which picture books will entertain and which will be thrown to […]

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