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
Be Brave Little Penguin by Giles Andreae. There is nothing like opening the first pages of that new, crisp book and seeing a cute little brave penguin looking up at the title.