Category Archives: Picture Books

12 of the Best Picture Books of 2017 (so far)

August 21, 2017

Books / Picture Books

12 of the best picture books of 2017 (so far.) A round-up of some of our favourite picture books that have been published this year.

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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 2017 (so far.)
With Christmas just around the corner, you might want to pin some of these for Christmas presents. (Yes. I just mentioned the C-word.)

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Indigenous Australian Picture Books: Part 2

July 1, 2017

Books / Life / Picture Books

Indigenous Australian Picture Books 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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6 Chinese New Year Books for Kids

January 6, 2017

Books / Picture Books

Chinese New Year Books for Kids

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The Chinese or Lunar New Year begins on January 28th this year.
2017 marks the Year of the Rooster.
People born in the Year of the Rooster are said to be hardworking, resourceful, courageous and talented.
(Please note that I am a Rooster and obviously all of these things. Sarcasm intended.)
Once the Christmas picture books are packed away, we generally crack open the tub of Chinese New Year books.
Here are some of our favourite Chinese New Year books for kids.

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Picture Books for the Christmas Wishlist

December 1, 2016

Books / Picture Books

Picture Books du Monde

Picture Books for the Christmas Wishlist 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.)

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Meet Amelia Trompf and Fitzy Fox

October 18, 2016

Books / Picture Books

Who is Fitzy Fox?

Amelia Trompf is the newly published Australian author of Who is Fitzy Fox? As a teacher, she is passionate about instilling a love of reading in children through creative play and activities. Here, Amelia talks about all the creative energy that has gone into her book as well her own personal Picture Book Craft Challenge that she hopes will help get kids excited about reading.
Welcome to Oh Creative Day, Amelia.

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Picture Book Crafts

September 30, 2016

Craft / Picture Books

Picture Books du Monde

Pictire Book Crafts

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.

So you may have deduced that I have a bit of a thing for picture books and craft.
(No! Really?!)
In this month’s post, I’m sharing some of my favourite recent book-related crafts.

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