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Since writing my last post on Indigenous Australian Picture Books, many more picture books written and illustrated by Indigenous authors and illustrators have been sent our way.
Seeing as this week is NAIDOC Week- a yearly celebration of Indigenous achievements and culture- it seemed a perfect time to create a follow-up post with the books that have become staples on our bookshelves.
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I’m a teacher with a penchant for picture books and art projects. I want to raise kind and creative kids. Despite being committed to alla these things, I still often feel like all the ideas have left the building when I’m looking for arty inspiration. On many an occasion, I’ve been supremely exasperated by an art or craft project gone pear-shaped. I’m often intrigued by new art processes but am too hesitant to try them or just don’t have the right supplies. Often I get to the end of the day with such brain drain that bedtime stories are a drag, not a joy.
Despite living in a home surrounded by books and art supplies, I’m always on the lookout for ways to connect with my kids through reading and creating. Introducing KidArtLit. A subscription box delivered to your doorstep each month, allowing you to easily integrate art & storytime into your family’s routine.
The Chinese or Lunar New Year begins on February 16th this year. 2018 marks the Year of the Dog.
Once the Christmas picture books are packed away, I generally crack open the tub of Chinese New Year picture books for the kids.
Here are some of our favourite Chinese New Year picture books for kids. (more…)
Welcome to Picture Books du Monde, a monthly link-up where bloggers from around the world share their love of all things related to picture books.
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‘Tis the season to gift a beautiful picture book.
At our place, we try to embrace the saying “Something you wear, something you read, something you want, something you need,”
in our Christmas present-buying for our kids.
Here are the books that will be appearing in the stockings of my kids, and some of the books that I wish were appearing in my stocking. (Because one is never too old for picture books.)