3 new books in June 2019

As speech pathologists, we love books because they support conversation, turn taking skills and language development and we regularly use them to therapy. Our new series will highlight five picture books each month that we have chosen for their message, vocabulary, text features or illustrations that we believe you will enjoy reading with your kids at home! Continue reading “3 new books in June 2019”

Q&A with Jo Williamson

“Papa Penguin and Pippin run the best cafe in the Antarctic, serving fish for breakfast, fish for lunch, fish for dinner, and even… fish ice cream! Everyone loves fish. Or do they?” What’s for Lunch, Papa Penguin? takes a penguin chef on a chaotic roadtrip around the world in search of new exciting foods to try. It is one of the two books featured in our Cooking Kit book box, we are celebrating its release with this 5 question chat with the author and illustrator of this hilarious picture book, Jo Williamson. Enjoy!

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Q & A with Christine Sharp

“There’s a storm brewing and the hive must find a new home. With clouds filling the sky and thunder growling, Bertha bravely rises to the occasion … until she meets BEAR, that is!” Bertha and Bear is a book buzzing with friendship, about finding your place and the courage of one brave little bee.  It is one of the two books featured in our Bear Hug book box, we are celebrating its release with a 5 question chat with the author and illustrator of this gorgeous book, Christine Sharp. Enjoy! Continue reading “Q & A with Christine Sharp”

Get to know the creators – Q & A with Maura Finn

We are so excited to share a new series with you all, a Q & A with some of some very talented children’s authors and illustrators. To kickstart this series, we are bringing you our first interview with Australian author, Maura Finn. Maura’s book, My Magnificent Jelly Bean Tree is one of the featured books in our Box of Wishes. Continue reading “Get to know the creators – Q & A with Maura Finn”