One night Ella dreamt of the ocean. Ella lives in outback Australia where the land cracks open, the red dirt gets inside the smallest of cracks and the rain clouds never appear. She has never seen the ocean and doesn’t remember the last...READ MORE
The girl who thought in pictures. The story of Dr. Temple Grandin written by Julia Finley Mosca and illustrated by Daniel Rieley.
With end pages adorned with cows and a dedication to ‘any child who’s ever felt alone’, we knew this book would be one we would enjoy. Dr. Temple Grandin, who we now know as a pioneer in the farming industry, spent a lot of time...READ MORE
“When the world turns upside down, the ones that survive are the first ones who learn to walk on their heads.” The Dog Runner , written by Bren MacDibble is a poignant Middle grade fiction book that allows readers to delve into a world...READ MORE
I am sure that most of the population love a piece of chocolate here or there but do we ever think about where it comes from? A recent article discusses some major chocolate companies and their bid to decrease deforestation and child labour in...READ MORE
What are you thankful for? Do you stop during the day and reflect on how lucky you are? The Thank you dish by Trace Balla might help you and your child think about being grateful for all the little things we take for granted. It’s dinner...READ MORE
Come with me from the mountains to the sea. How well do you know the Murray River? Do you know where it flows from and too and what is along the way? This is the perfect book to do some lounge room exploring from! Ronald Harvey has written some...READ MORE
Two Summers by John Heffernan and Freya Blackwood is a moving and informative story told through the eyes of a young boy who lives on a farm through abundance and scarcity. Nature rules the lives of so many whose livelihood depend on the great...READ MORE