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Celebrity Gardeners and Books for Young Eco Warriors

By Megan Daley | Mar 6, 2015
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Celebrity Gardeners and Books for Young Eco Warriors Isn’t it lovely when you meet a ‘celebrity’ in real life and they are exactly as you imagined them? ChickPea and I were fortunate enough…

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‘Young Children and the Environment’

By Megan Daley | Feb 24, 2015
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Review of ‘Young Children and the Environment’ It’s the age old question to ask young children; ‘What would you like to be when you grow up?’. ChickPea always says, ‘a dinosaur or…

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Top Ten Counting Books for Children

By Megan Daley | Oct 2, 2014
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Top Ten Counting Books for Children I love gifting counting or alphabet books to newborn babies (for more newborn baby gifts see here) as learning numbers and letters really is the basis…

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Review of ‘Sylvia’

By Megan Daley | Oct 1, 2014
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Review of ‘Sylvia’ Written and illustrated by Christine Sharp. Publisher: University of Queensland Press Age Range: Early Childhood – organic gardeners of all ages Themes: snails; gardening; organic gardening; produce; community; sustainability;…

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Jackie French: Garden Tour and General Gush

By Megan Daley | May 29, 2014
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This week I crossed something off my literary bucket list. Megan’s Literary Bucket List Visit Jackie French’s garden Go to 100 Acre Woods, alone and in the rain and get chased by…

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Top Ten Pirate Books!

By Megan Daley | Oct 24, 2013
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Top Ten Pirate Books! Our house seems to be overflowing with pirate books at the moment.  Pud ‘helped’ me one day when I was working at the StoryArts Festival. I ‘paid’ her…

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Review of ‘Smooch and Rose’

By Megan Daley | Aug 5, 2013
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Written by Samantha Wheeler Publisher: UQP Age Range: middle primary – upper primary Themes:   empowering, family, loss, change, friendships, bullying, power, sustainability, wildlife,  farming, development, habitat, koalas. To add this book to your home or…

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Book People: Andrew King

By Megan Daley | Jul 28, 2013
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Andrew King is relatively ‘new’ to the world of children’s literature – although of course he’s been writing for years! An engineer by day, Andrew is the creator of ‘Engibear’s Dream’ and…

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Inspired by a Book: Worm Towers!

By Megan Daley | Mar 12, 2013
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Over the summer holidays I went through all the children’s gardening books we have at home and PudStar became very keen on one in particular, ‘Yucky Worms’. I’m always on the lookout…

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