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8 Picture Books Perfect for the Christmas Stocking

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)

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

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

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

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

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

11 Chinese New Year Picture Books for Kids

Contains affiliate links Thanks for your support! 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...

Picture Books for the Christmas Wishlist

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

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...

Picture Books We’ve Enjoyed This Month: October

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 month I'm waving the Aussie flag and sharing three recently published picture books from...

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I’m a mama and a teacher celebrating our perfectly imperfect attempts at living a creative life.
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