Tag Archives: Christchurch

Perfect Picture Book – Friday

  “Quaky Cat” Written by: Diana Noonan Illustrated by: Gavin Bishop Published by: Scholastic 2010 Age:  3 – 7 years Theme: Earthquake, fear, comfort Open Line: On a cold Christchurch morning, while the city was sleeping Before the birds roused … Continue reading

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Book Reading Challenge: Books Nos: 16,17,18

“Grandma meets the Queen” By Helen McKinlay and illustrated by Craig Smith This book is part of a comical series, about a very overactive, highly imaginative, gutsy, and adorable lady, who has your sides hurting from laughing so much.  Grandma always … Continue reading

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Book Reading Challenge: Book 9

“Quaky Cat” Waking early one morning before the birds, Tiger sensed danger and a voice in his head told him to run for his life.  He fled out of the house, down the buckling street as a loud thunder sound … Continue reading

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