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Disability in Picture Books Disability in Picture Books

recommended by MissRoslyn
Books that portray disabled characters respectfully and realistically. Some make no point of the characters disability.
Books that portray disabled characters respectfully and realistically. Some make no point of the characters disability.

Interactive Books Interactive Books

recommended by MissRoslyn
Books that require participation from the readers in some way. Great for reluctant readers and one-on-one reading
Books that require participation from the readers in some way. Great for reluctant readers and one-on-one reading

Picture Books that Rhyme Picture Books that Rhyme

recommended by Library_geek
Books that rhyme teach children how language works, helps to understand sounds and recognise patterns and make predictions.
Books that rhyme teach children how language works, helps to understand sounds and recognise patterns and make predictions.

Great Books for Girls Great Books for Girls

recommended by MissRoslyn
Cant stand another sickly sweet picture book of gender norms and useless heroines? Try these.
Cant stand another sickly sweet picture book of gender norms and useless heroines? Try these.

Favourite Kids Books Favourite Kids Books

recommended by MissRoslyn
Being the Storyteller at Eltham Library I get the chance to read a LOT of children's books. These are my personal favourites.
Being the Storyteller at Eltham Library I get the chance to read a LOT of children's books. These are my personal favourites.

LGBT Pride Books for Teens LGBT Pride Books for Teens

recommended by mg_195
Read more about the LGBT experience in these young adult titles
Read more about the LGBT experience in these young adult titles

Inspiring Picture Books for Girls Inspiring Picture Books for Girls

recommended by Mel28
Strong female characters, positive messages and themes of empowerment. Here are some wonderful reads for the young women in your life.
Strong female characters, positive messages and themes of empowerment. Here are some wonderful reads for the young women in your life.

Why bother sharing books with your baby? Why bother sharing books with your baby?

Books for 0-3 month old babies... why are we even talking about this? Aren't they too little to understand? Find out here.
Books for 0-3 month old babies... why are we even talking about this? Aren't they too little to understand? Find out here.

Counting on you Counting on you

recommended by waywardangel
Here is a list of counting books to help with numeracy skills for babies and children.
Here is a list of counting books to help with numeracy skills for babies and children.

Roadtrip with a Reluctant Reader Roadtrip with a Reluctant Reader

recommended by LibraryPixie
Does your child think reading's a chore/boring? Stuck in a car? Here's some audiobooks to encourage them to love stories and won't bore you!
Does your child think reading's a chore/boring? Stuck in a car? Here's some audiobooks to encourage them to love stories and won't bore you!

The Benefits of LEGO The Benefits of LEGO

LEGO: we have all heard about it and possibly played with it. Most of us grew up with it. Have you ever thought of the educational benefits?
LEGO: we have all heard about it and possibly played with it. Most of us grew up with it. Have you ever thought of the educational benefits?

Friendship, Kindness and Sharing Friendship, Kindness and Sharing

recommended by Mel28
Learn lots of life lessons all about friendship, kindness and sharing with these lovely picture books.
Learn lots of life lessons all about friendship, kindness and sharing with these lovely picture books.

Reading Dog: Finn Reading Dog: Finn

recommended by LibraryPixie
The Reading Dog at Mill Park Library is Finn! A beautiful Labrador. Here is a list of books inspired by Finn!
The Reading Dog at Mill Park Library is Finn! A beautiful Labrador. Here is a list of books inspired by Finn!

Busy Things Busy Things

Quirky, colourful, fun, educational online games for 3-6 year olds.They won't even know they're learning! FREE with your library membership!
Quirky, colourful, fun, educational online games for 3-6 year olds.They won't even know they're learning! FREE with your library membership!

Inside a Dog Inside a Dog

A virtual home for Australia’s bookish teens. Reviews, creative writing, book news and more. Only 12-18 year olds can be registered users.
A virtual home for Australia’s bookish teens. Reviews, creative writing, book news and more. Only 12-18 year olds can be registered users.

Cosy Children's Classics Cosy Children's Classics

recommended by Mel28
Winter is the perfect time to curl up with a timeless story. The library has a wide selection of classic children's literature.
Winter is the perfect time to curl up with a timeless story. The library has a wide selection of classic children's literature.
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