“Lottie has a secret…Only Lottie knew that a shark was hiding in the swimming pool.” Each week at Swimming lesson Lottie just sits and watches, making sure the shark doesn’t eat her. It is not until one week that Lottie makes a new friend Walter, that she begins to find her bravery.
Reading 47 degrees opened my eyes to the realities of what was faced on Black Saturday ten years ago. Justin D’Ath has captured his experiences and put it into a work of fiction for ages 10 years and over.
Going outside seems simple right? Just as telling you about this book should also be simple, but it’s not, I barely know where to start. It had me on edge the whole time, I was confused and even frustrated, the solutions seemed so simple but they weren’t. My heart ached, I wanted Ele to be safe, to be free, to understand what the Outside is.
A young knight (boy), protects his castle (his play equipment) with a (cardboard) sword. Beware, he is watching and listening and inspiring the imagination of children.
Marvellous Mummy is a beautiful book to celebrate the relationship between a child and their mummy at anytime of the year. It is a fun little book that celebrates all the different traits of a mum, including those times when she is grumpy, and mothers day is the perfect day to read it.
This book spreads a positive message and teaches young people, especially young women to be brave, resilient, and to have a strong believe in themselves