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Join our fabulous library staff for Storytime Live on facebook each week as we read popular children’s books live – Tuesday mornings at 10.30am. 
*To watch the videos below in full screen click on the little arrows in a square at bottom right of the video.

THIS WEEK

Welcome to Book Week! Gail and Kia share some special Book Week books under the Birds in the Hands Tree. Today’s books are:

  • The Wildest Book Week Ever by Heath McKenzie
    Text and illustrations copyright © Heath McKenzie
    First published by Scholastic Press, a division of Scholastic Australia Pty Limited, 2020

    Reproduced by permission of Scholastic Australia Pty Limited
  • We’re Stuck by Sue deGenarro
    Text and illustrations copyright © Sue deGennaro, 2019
    First published by Scholastic Press, a division of Scholastic Australia Pty Limited, 2019

    Reproduced by permission of Scholastic Australia Pty Limited
  • Three by Stephen Michael King
    Text and illustrations copyright © Stephen Michael King, 2019
    First published by Scholastic Press, a division of Scholastic Australia Pty Limited, 2019

    Reproduced by permission of Scholastic Australia Pty Limited
  •  Nop by Caroline Magerl
    Text and illustrations copyright © Caroline Magerl, 2019
    First published by Walker Books Australia Pty Limited, 2019
  •  Goodbye House, Hello House by Margaret Wild
    Text copyright © Margaret Wild, 2019. Illustration copyright © Ann James, 2019.
    First published by Allen & Unwin in 2019

Archives

Books featured today with Penny are:

  • Maisy’s Rainbow Dream by Lucy Cousins
  • I Like Books by Anthony Browne
  • Maisy Goes to the Library by Lucy Cousins

Books featured this week with Angie (and Matisse!) are:

  • One Drowsy Dragon by Ethan Long
  • George, the Dragon and the Princess
    by Chris Wormell
  • Dear Dragon by An Vrombaut

Books featured with Penny today are:

  • Mermaid and Me by Soosh
  • The Sea Knows
    by Alice B. McGinty and Alan B. Havis
  • Can I Give You a Squish by Emily Neilson

Books featured this week by Gail & Kia are:

  • The Big Trip by Alex Willmore
  • Tulip and Doug by Emma Wood & Carla Martell
  • Frugal Fred by local author Rachel McCann
  •  In My Dreams by Stef Gemmill and Tanja Stephani  

Books featured by Elizabeth and Mat are:

  • My Dad is a Bear by Nicola Connelly
  • Please, Mr Panda by Steve Antony
  • The Last Peach by Gus Gordon

Today’s stories with Gail & Kia are:

  • The Jungle Run by Tony Mitton
  • Monkey Found a Baby by Jeanne Willis
  • Jazzy in the Jungle by Lucy Cousins
  •  Tiny Ant by Claire Freedman

Books featured this week with Penny include:

  • Perdu by Richard Jones
  • Boo Loves Books by Kaye Baillie  
  • That Dog! by Emma Lazell

Books read this week with Angie include:

  • Ig Pig and Og Frog by Sophie Burrows
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Frederick by Leo Lionni

Books featured this week with Elizabeth & Mat:

  • Barney by Catherine Jinks
  • Digger Dog by William Bee
  • I’m a Dirty Dinosaur by Janeen Brian

Books featured this week with Gail & Kia include:

  • Jacaranda Magic by Dannika Patterson
  • Scribbly Gum Secrets by Dannika Patterson
  • With Nan by Tania Cox
  • By the Billabong by Maura Finn

Books featured this week with Penny include:

  • Milo and Monty by Roxana De Rond
  • The Girl and the Dinosaur by Hollie Hughes
  • Look Up! by Nathan Byron

Books featured this week with Penny include:

  • Arthur by Amanda Graham
  • Skat the Mutt by Dr Lisa Chimes and Gavin Chimes
  • Max Attacks by Kathi Appelt

Books featured this week with Angie include:

  • Sisters by David McPhail
  • Little brothers & little sisters by Monica Arnaldo
  • Oliver and the noisy baby by Mara Bergman & Nick Maland
  • Brothers from a different Mother by Phillip Gwynne & Marjorie Crosby-Fairall

Books featured this week with Gail & Kia include:

  • We’re Stuck by Sue deGennaro
  • Possum Magic by Mem Fox
  • Wheels on the Bus
  • Your Hand in My Hand by Mark Sperring and Britta Teckentrup

Books featured today with Penny:

  • When Sadness Comes to Call by Eva Eland
  •  Feelings by Libby Walden
  • The Very Grumpy Day by Stella J Jones

Library Week 2020 – Friday
Penny shares a blue story:

  • My Blue is Happy by Jessica Young

Library Week 2020 – Thursday
Angie shares a squeaker of a story:

  • The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson

Library Week 2020 – National Simultaneous Storytime
Elizabeth and Mat share this year’s Simultaneous Storytime selection and a song!

  • Whitney and Britney: Chicken Divas
    by Lucinda Gifford

Library Week 2020 – Tuesday
Gail & Kia share a story with us:

  • Where the Forest Meets the Sea
    by Jeannie Baker

Library Week 2020 – Monday
Penny shares a story with us:

  • The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

Books featured today with Penny:

  • The Best Picnic Ever by Clare Jarrett
  • Oliver Who Travelled Far and Wide by Mara Bergman
  • Swallow the Leader by Danna Smith
  • I Am Unstoppable by Brad Meltzer

Elizabeth and Matt share songs and stories:

  • Collecting Sunshine by Rachel Flynn
  • Daisy All-Sorts by Pamela Allen
  • Mr Scruff by Simon James

Books featured today with Penny:

  • Clancy the Quokka by Lili Wilkinson
  • Musical Mac by Brendan Kearney
  • Be a Maker by Katey Howes
  • Just Because by Mac Barnett

Today Gail & Kia are sharing some songs and these stories:

  • Eric the Postie by Matt Shanks
  • Noni the Pony Goes to the Beach by Alison Lester
  • Blue Whale Blues by Peter Carnavas
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • The Hole Idea by Beth & Paul McDonald
  • The Snow Wombat by Susannah Chambers

Books featured this week with Penny:

  • Edward the Emu by Sheena Knowles
  • The Three Kangaroos Gruff by Kel Richards
  • Edwina the Emu by Sheena Knowles
  • Kira the Koala by Frances McKay

Penny is back to share some tales:

  • How To Read A Story by Kate Messner
  • Hogwash! by Karma Wilson
  • Turtle Island by Kevin Sherry
  • Sleepyhead by Karma Wilson

Storytime with Elizabeth & Mat who feature books:

  • Mr McGee by Pamela Allen
  • Wombat Stew by Marcia K Vaughan and illustrated by Pamela Lofts
  • Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and illustrated by Patrick Benson

This week Gail and her fabulous assistant Kia read:

  • Do Cows Meow by Salina Yoon
  • I Went Walking by Sue Machin
  • Possum in the House by Kiersten Jensen
  • One Fox: A Counting Book Thriller by Kate Read
  • Time for a Hug by Phillis Gershator

Watch with Penny as she reads:

  • A Dog Named Doug by Karma Wilson
  • Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems
  • The Book With No Pictures by BJ Novak
  • Don’t Let The Pigeon Stay Up Late by Mo Willems

Storybox LibraryIf you want more Storytime, check out Storybox Library then find Port Macquarie Hastings Library in the list and log in with your library card!

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Join our fabulous library staff for Storytime Live on facebook each week as we read popular children’s books live – Tuesday mornings at 10.30am. 
*To watch the videos below in full screen click on the little arrows in a square at bottom right of the video.

THIS WEEK

Books featured today with Penny include:

  • The Best Picnic Ever by Clare Jarrett
  • Oliver Who Travelled Far and Wide by Mara Bergman
  • Swallow the Leader by Danna Smith
  • I am Unstoppable by Brad Meltzer

Archives

Elizabeth and Matt share songs and stories:

  • Collecting Sunshine by Rachel Flynn
  • Daisy All-Sorts by Pamela Allen
  • Mr Scruff by Simon James

Books featured today with Penny:

  • Clancy the Quokka by Lili Wilkinson
  • Musical Mac by Brendan Kearney
  • Be a Maker by Katey Howes
  • Just Because by Mac Barnett

Today Gail & Kia are sharing some songs and these stories:

  • Eric the Postie by Matt Shanks
  • Noni the Pony Goes to the Beach by Alison Lester
  • Blue Whale Blues by Peter Carnavas
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • The Hole Idea by Beth & Paul McDonald
  • The Snow Wombat by Susannah Chambers

Books featured this week with Penny:

  • Edward the Emu by Sheena Knowles
  • The Three Kangaroos Gruff by Kel Richards
  • Edwina the Emu by Sheena Knowles
  • Kira the Koala by Frances McKay

Penny is back to share some tales:

  • How To Read A Story by Kate Messner
  • Hogwash! by Karma Wilson
  • Turtle Island by Kevin Sherry
  • Sleepyhead by Karma Wilson

Storytime with Elizabeth & Mat who feature books:

  • Mr McGee by Pamela Allen
  • Wombat Stew by Marcia K Vaughan and illustrated by Pamela Lofts
  • Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and illustrated by Patrick Benson

This week Gail and her fabulous assistant Kia read:

  • Do Cows Meow by Salina Yoon
  • I Went Walking by Sue Machin
  • Possum in the House by Kiersten Jensen
  • One Fox: A Counting Book Thriller by Kate Read
  • Time for a Hug by Phillis Gershator

Watch with Penny as she reads:

  • A Dog Named Doug by Karma Wilson
  • Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems
  • The Book With No Pictures by BJ Novak
  • Don’t Let The Pigeon Stay Up Late by Mo Willems

Storybox LibraryIf you want more Storytime, check out Storybox Library then find Port Macquarie Hastings Library in the list and log in with your library card!

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