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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…


‘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…


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…


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;…


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…


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…


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…


Book People: Andrew King

By Megan Daley | Jul 28, 2013

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…


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…