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Oh Creative Lady: Meet Riikka Jantti, author of Little Mouse
This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for your support! We are huge fans of the Little Mouse books by Riikka Jantti. In fact, just last week, Miss 4 insisted on taking all 3 of the series to preschool for News. The genius of these books lies in the way young...
8 Picture Books Perfect for the Christmas Stocking
This post contains affiliate links. Clicking on the book title and image will take you to Booktopia. Thanks ever so much for your support. Our gift-giving style revolves around the saying, "Something you wear, something you read, Something you want, something you...
12 of the Best Picture Books of 2017 (so far)
This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for your support! How are there only 4 more months left in 2017? "Where-Has-The-Year-Gone?!" Hysteria aside, it is Book Week here in Australia. A perfect time to celebrate the books that I think are the best picture books of...
Indigenous Australian Picture Books: Part 2
This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for your support! 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...
Review: KidArtLit Subscription Box
This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for your support. 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...
17 Picture Books to Prepare Your Child for a New Baby
This post contains affiliate links. How do you prepare littles for the arrival of a new bundle of joy? Here are 17 picture books to prepare your child for a new baby. It's my second time round preparing a little person for a new baby. Click here for 13 picture books...
26 of the Best Australian Picture Books
This post contains affiliate links. Thanks ever so much for your support! We've been celebrating the best Australian picture books over on Instagram over the last 26 days. Check out #26daysofaussiepicturebooks for a selection of fabulous literature. It was a tough job...
11 Chinese New Year Picture Books for Kids
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. Contains affiliate links Thanks for your support! 11 Chinese New...
Picture Books for the Christmas Wishlist
Picture Books du Monde 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. This post contains affiliate links. 'Tis the season to gift a beautiful picture book. At our...
REVIEW: Art Workshop for Children by Bar Rucci
Do you know Bar from Art Bar Blog? I'll just wait here whilst you pop over and revel in the creativity being fostered over there..... Actually, no. Don't do that. It is too easy to fall down her rabbit hole of creativity. So maybe read this first then head over. Bar...
Hi! I’m Shannon
I’m a mama and a teacher celebrating our perfectly imperfect attempts at living a creative life.
AKA trying to remain sane whilst raising 3 kids under 5 and holding unrealistic life expectations thanks to Pinterest.
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