‘Arabella and the Magic Pencil’ giveaway

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May 292020
 
'Arabella and the Magic Pencil' giveaway

Castles and crowns, glamour and gowns, tea parties and tiaras… if you thought the life of a princess is always easy, think again. Author Stephanie Ward and illustrator Shaney Hyde are welcoming you into the colourful world of Princess Arabella in this beautiful story published by EK Books: Every year Princess Arabella, adored by her loving parents, is granted one special wish. She uses her royal [read more]

National Reconciliation Week giveaway

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May 272020
 
National Reconciliation Week giveaway

Whether the kids are back at school or still learning along from home, starting today many students across Australia will be learning about National Reconciliation Week (May 27 – June 3). What is reconciliation, why is it important and why is it important to all of us? Reconciliation Australia captures the message like this: ‘At its heart, reconciliation is about strengthening relationships between Aboriginal and Torres [read more]

Adelaide Fringe 2020 ‘Hotel Paradiso’ giveaway

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Feb 142020
 
Adelaide Fringe 2020 'Hotel Paradiso' giveaway

I know it is hard to believe but in the almost fourteen years I have lived in South Australia, Australia’s Festival State, I have not once made it to the Adelaide Fringe. Things are about to change as we’re planning to celebrate Sybil’s birthday in style this weekend with a visit to a Fringe performance full of giggles, gasps and good old-fashioned family fun: This [read more]

Dec 232019
 
Smiggle 'Frozen 2' giveaway

After spending the last 1.5 week cooped up inside with miserable kids surrounded by sick buckets I am very much feeling the Christmas stress. So much to do, so little time and only two sleeps left until the big day! So where does one go for awesome children’s gifts that are a guaranteed success? Smiggle of course! At Smiggle they know exactly what’s hip and [read more]

Think outside the square with RockIt Twist

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Dec 212019
 
Think outside the square with RockIt Twist

Turn or twist it, press or pull it, flip or flick it… Whether it’s at home on a hot summer day or on the way to your holiday destination, this funky new gadget is guaranteed to keep the kids’ brains and hands busy. Knowing how much our tribe enjoys using their other LeapFrog devices I immediately knew the RockIt Twist would be a winning Sinterklaas gift [read more]

Nov 262019
 
'The Corner of my Eye' giveaway

I’ll be honest, I absolutely love writing about all the gorgeous kids’ books I find but I am struggling today. Just last week I lost my amazing Opa, which made this new Walker Books release even more personal, special and quite emotional to me. If you have a wonderful grandpa (or grandma) in your life this book is sure to pull on your heartstrings like it [read more]

Santa’s Wonderland giveaway

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Nov 212019
 
Santa's Wonderland giveaway

Our calendar for the remainder of the year is full of important dates, but some things are worthy of a big red circle and our upcoming visit to Santa’s Wonderland is definitely one of them. The kids are still treasuring their memories of last year and we can’t wait to add many more special moments this December. I previously told you why Santa’s Wonderland is the [read more]