Not Pretty Enough: Song Review

Song: Not Pretty Enough Artist: Kasey Chambers Year: 2002 (written 2001) Nationality: Australian Classification: Ballad Theme: feelings, social awareness What’s it about? This is a song is about a girl questioning what is wrong with…

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Don’t Tell Lies, Lucy: Book Review

Title: Don’t Tell Lies, Lucy Author: Phil Roxbee Cox Illustrator: Jan McCafferty ISBN: 0746097190          Language: English Classification: Fiction Themes: moral, right & wrong What’s it about? This is a story about Lucy. She likes…

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Birthday Cake Debate

This morning when I was reading the news this article from the Sydney Morning Herald caught my eye: “Birthday cakes banned at Only About Sydney childcare centre in Surry Hills”. There are, without a doubt,…

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Garden of the Purple Dragon: Book Review

Title: Garden of the Purple Dragon Series: Dragonkeeper Author: Carole Wilkinson ISBN: 174203246X Classification: Fiction with historical elements Themes: China, history, dragons, friendship What’s it about? Garden of the Purple Dragon is the second book in…

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The Name Jar

Title: The Name Jar Author: Yangsook Choi ISBN: 9780440417996          Language: English Classification: Fiction Themes: cultural differences, identity, friendship What’s it about? This is a story about a young girl name Unhei who moves…

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