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    Picture Books to Commemorate ANZAC Day

    Here is a list of picture books to commemorate ANZAC Day and the commitment of the Australian and New Zealand soldiers and their families in the wars following. Most of the books below focus on Gallipoli and the events of World War I, however a few such as “A Day to Remember” by Jackie French & Mark Wilson and “When War is Over” also by Jackie French & illustrated by Anne Spudvilas look at each conflict ANZAC forces have been involved in. All of the books below are a great starting point for discussion with children of all ages, however some may by upsetting for younger children. “Anzac Biscuits” and…

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    20 Great Reads for Easter

    Here are 20 Easter books that you will love sharing with your younger children. I have included some popular characters; Clifford, Peppa Pig and Mr. Men, some of our family favourites and some Easter books which are popular with students in my school library. Enjoy!! We’re Going on an Egg Hunt by Laura Hughes (2016) Join the Rabbit siblings as they set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. With ten eggs to find and count, it’s great fun. But watch out for the obstacles along the way – lambs, chicks, bees and ducks – and there’s even a wolfish surprise, so do take care.  Reminiscent of “We’re Going…