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CBCA Awards 2018

Last Friday the Children’s Book Council of Australia announced their 2018 winners in six award categories. Established in 1946, the CBCA Awards are recognised as Australia’s premier showcase of quality children’s literature and illustration, and CBCA Book Week (18-24 August this year) is a highly anticipated event in the yearly school calendar. This year’s theme, Find your Treasure, reminds us that books are indeed valuable objects; we open them and discover inside the riches of…

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Sharing: Morris Gleitzman’s Genuinely Smart July.

From Morris Gleitzman : Australian Children’s Laureate 2018-2019 Sharing because it’s too important not to share, share with your kids too. It’s Genuinely Smart July. But you knew that already, right? Because you’re a story reader and you’re on the ball, sharp as a tack, with all the lights on upstairs. I can see you now, curled up and happily reading a story in which, as always, a character is trying to solve or survive…

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Koby Cumulus will touch your heart

A special book has landed in store Koby Cumulus, the hand painted beautiful children’s hardcover book “Koby Cumulus loves being a cloud…until the day he hears people complain about the weather.  Travel with Koby as he re-discovers his importance, and the joy of his life’s purpose. Will he overcome others raining on his parade?” Koby Cumulus is a 6 year old cloud who loves life… until he hears people grumbling about the weather. It’s a beautiful…

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Children’s Book Council Australia Notable Books for 2017

I am very excited to be finally moving around the bookshop so that we embrace the child in all of us and the children in our community. Books of Buderim has always offered a wonderful selection of children books and a wonderful children’s book expert in Kay Nixon. We are now hoping you’ll be better able to see and enjoy the variety by moving more of children’s book into the main part of the bookstore. To…

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