Jackie French

December New Releases

A book-a-holic's winter dream is to spread out a picnic run under the summer sun with a good read and naturally let that vitamin D soak right up. And December is the prime opportunity to make that dream a reality! We have a wide array of new titles hitting the shelves this month; whether it's Australian literary fiction that speaks to your soul or tantalising, plot twisting crime that gets your heart racing, we have something for everyone.    READ MORE

Books for Historical Fiction Fans

September 7, 2017 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Stories set in another time and place can be like time travel. The exciting characters and foreign places can transport you and suck you right into a book's pages. It's also great to learn about important milestones that have shaped the world we live in today. We've picked 5 immersing kids historical fiction titles that you'll have trouble pulling your child away from.  READ MORE

Books with a Touch of Magic

There's something about fantasy stories that invoke the child in us all. Between the magical lands and deep rooted friendships, they bring about a feeling of being able to achieve anything. A confidence we remember most strongly as a child. Here's a special list close to our hearts that we know will make perfect additions to your bookshelves at home. READ MORE

14 Children’s Books for Dog Lovers

It is true that a dog is a man or woman's best friend, but it's especially true for children too, and so for all the dog lovers out there, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite children's books starring our furry friends. From gorgeous picture books, photographic books with the ‘aww factor’ and real life, heroic pooch stories – we’ve got them all. Chances are very high you'll receive a request to adopt a puppy should any of the below books be opened. WARNING: Cuteness levels are through the roof. READ MORE

Best Bedtime Reads

Bedtime is a special time between parent and child - a time for adventure, imagination, learning and (most importantly) cuddles! We've collected some of our favourite tales for your evening story time slot. They're split into two groups - books to read together, and picture books to read to them - depending on your child's reading level.   Beautifully illustrated and original stories that your little ones will ask to be read to them over and over again.   Time to set sail on a brand new adventure together! Perfect for junior readers who are keen to join in the story time fun. Read a sample of Wormwood Mire!

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