Eight Lives giveaway

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Apr 012019
 
Eight Lives giveaway

In some less-than-fabulous situations it can be rather hard to try find anything positive, but I try anyway. A few weeks ago a mistake from an unexperienced hairdresser meant I had to return to the salon for a second 3-hour stint so the owner could (hopefully) correct their error as much as possible. Instead of focussing on the hair disaster I decided to stay upbeat, [read more]

‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ giveaway

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Mar 192019
 
'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' giveaway

If you were to take a peek in family homes across Australia you will be hard pressed to find a book shelf without a copy of Michael Rosen’s We’re Going on a Bear Hunt on it. For years this lovely picture book has been read, sung and played out in living rooms and libraries, bedrooms and cubby houses and many of us have our own [read more]

‘The Greatest Magic Show’ giveaway

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Mar 162019
 
'The Greatest Magic Show' giveaway

Now that the scorching Summer weather is behind us (well, it is supposed to be!) Australians nation-wide are heading outdoors to enjoy the many festivals, events, celebrations and fairs that bring our communities together. As always there are some big favourites that will have fans lining up and Melbourne is in for a absolute treat with a visit from The Showmen, comic magicians Justin Williams [read more]

‘Saying Goodbye to Barkley’ giveaway

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Feb 282019
 
'Saying Goodbye to Barkley' giveaway

Death and grief is hard enough for adults to accept and understand, let alone for young children. Saying goodbye is really difficult and often the first heartbreak a child will endure is the death of a much loved family pet. If you’re looking for a helpful tool that will start this conversation look no further, EK Books is here to help with this lovely new [read more]

Grey-glasses-itis giveaway

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Feb 212019
 
Grey-glasses-itis giveaway

Many years ago someone told me (with nothing but love!) that I tend to ‘wear a black hat’ and see problems and worry wherever I go, something that has always stayed with me. Since then I try my best to leave off my black hat and not waste my time and energy on negative things. It’s a lesson that is valuable to people of all [read more]

Ten Terrible Dinosaurs giveaway

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Feb 142019
 
Ten Terrible Dinosaurs giveaway

At almost 3.5 years old miss Hattie is getting very excited (and also a little nervous) about the prospect of starting kindy. She loves painting, craft and colouring but is not too keen to practicing her letters and numbers, so the trick seems to be to combine them. Over the last few weeks we’ve been working with this cool picture book by Paul Stickland, the [read more]