Monday, 8 April 2019

Visiting author

We were very lucky today to have a visiting author come to school. Michelle Osment is well known for writing the series of books Perky the Pukeko. She has just recently written a new story called Little Owl and Morepork Little which she shared with Room 6 during their library time today.

Michelle Osment has her own website if you would like to learn more about the books that she writes.

Monday, 26 February 2018

Morris Gleitzman - just named Australian Children’s Laureate - shared his advice for parents of book-loathing little ones, who want to teach them the joy of reading... And for more advice or book recommendations, join the free #CuriouslyGoodBookClub at!

Alex Scheffler - illustrator

I found this interesting news report from the BBC about the man that illustrates books for Julia Donaldson's books

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Life lessons from Dr Suess

Dr Suess famously stated that he never began a story with a moral in mind. Kids can see a moral coming a mile off, he said. But, he admitted, there's an inherent moral in any story. While he may not have set out to moralize, there are countless bits of truth and life lessons to be learned from his stories.

This you tube clip captures a few of his life lessons.

50 New Zealand books every kid should read by age 12

This a great link to a website that promotes New Zealand authors and reading.

 50 New Zealand books every kid should read by age 12

50 New Zealand books every child should read by age 12