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Was she the sensational movie star? Or was she an incredibly clever inventor whose most famous creation helped develop Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology? This wonderful book takes a closer look. This beautifully illustrated collection of 50 biographies showcases a huge range of historical and modern-day South Asian women's stories and achievements.
The Sea House. A thrilling, edgy and exciting underwater fantasy that works both as an adventure story and an original take on loss, grieving, survival and hope. From everyday meals to celebratory feasts, this fascinating non-fiction picture book looks at the diverse range of food eaten by people from around the world. Potkin and Stubbs. Read more about Potkin and Stubbs. Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet.
Dancing the Charleston. A fabulous journey back in time to the s to meet Mona, whose life is turned upside down when someone new inherits the grand Somerset Estate upon which she lives. Delicious descriptions and Dame Jacqueline's trademark humour make this a delight. Read more about Dancing the Charleston.
The House of Light. Read more about The House of Light. Action Stan. Aru Shah and the Song of Death. Packed with humour, wisdom and a satisfyingly twisty plot, this story will take confident readers on a magical journey. Read more about Aru Shah and the Song of Death. The Secret Starling. A cracking child-led mystery story featuring a lonely girl, her despicable uncle, a crumbling mansion and dangerous exploits. Read more about The Secret Starling.
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A beautifully told, outstanding and thought-provoking novel. Themes of race and the treatment of Aboriginal peoples interweave with those of grief and letting go, but without ever becoming overbearing, with the focus on the town's mystery. Read more about Catching Teller Crow. Contender: The Chosen. This is the first book in a trilogy from the bestselling author of the Summoner series.
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You can also keep track of the latest titles by looking at our past reading recommendations in: May April March February January December November. Your child will still learn that words are made up of different letters, syllables and sounds, and that words usually link to the pictures on the page. Being bilingual actually helps your child learn English when she starts playgroup, kindergarten or school.
If you speak a language other than English at home, reading dual-language books with your child might also help you become more familiar with English. Another option is to read a book aloud in English or listen to an audio book in English and then talk about the story with your child in whatever language feels most comfortable. You can make books part of your daily routine — take them with you to share and enjoy everywhere.
Knowing when to stop can be just as important as finding the time to share a story in the first place. You can always try a book, song or story at another time. There are many other ways you and your child can share letters, words and pictures. For example, you can look at:. If you have older children, they can share books with your younger children, or you can all read together. In fact, one of the ways that children learn is through repetition and rhyme.
Picture books, ebooks, magazines, instruction manuals, TV guides and letters can all be interesting and engaging for your child. If you want to try new books or magazines without much cost, you could arrange book swaps with friends, or with other parents at your parent group or early childhood centre. Libraries have a lot to offer.