Book + Play – Scarface Claw, Hold Tight!

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The Book: Scarface Claw, Hold Tight! What It’s About Scarface Claw finds a comfy spot to sleep in the sun on a car, but then it zooms off with him still on top! Will anyone get Tom’s attention to help Scarface down? Why It’s Awesome In my house, Lynley Dodd is the gold standard of […]

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Book + Play: Pointy Pembleton

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THE BOOK: Pointy Pembleton Visits The Dog Park What It’s About: Pointy Pembleton is a greyhound who’s just been rescued visiting his local dog park for the first time – but the other dogs think he’s a bit different and wierd and won’t play. Will Pointy ever find a friend? Why It’s Awesome: Well it’s […]

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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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