RIP Maurice Sendak

Friday, May 11th, 2012

  Maurice Sendak died earlier in this week, and his passing has resonated with people all over the world. Maurice Sendak was an author and artist who wrote many books including 'Where the Wild Things Are' and 'In the Night Kitchen'. I like the New York Times article called 'Maurice Sendak, author of ...

Escape in May

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

  It's May, and the monthly theme is *escape*. Don't forget to join in on our collaborative escape eBook challenge on FaceBook. There are prizes! From Barbara, liaison librarian in Brisbane: a book review that could be an escapist read in more ways than one?? "I was cajoled into reading Shantaram by my Canadian ...

April: feel

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:HungryCaterpillar.JPG A *feel* good read for April. From Sarah, Liaison Librarian at Brisbane campus library. My copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is almost worn out, I like the way it makes me feel. We never tire of it in our family. I remember when my school librarian ...

NYR: more book reviews from Strathfield

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

As part of the National Year of Reading - Strathfield library staff will be reviewing their favourite books and poetry. We posted some of their reviews last week. Here are some more. Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak This is a beautiful story encapsulating the imagination of a little boy. ...

NYR: Book reviews from Strathfield library staff

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

As part of the National Year of Reading - Strathfield library staff have reviewed favourite books and poetry. The reviews and books are on display at Strathfield library. From Maria- librarian at Strathfield library: The staff reviews have been really popular for three reasons: The staff favourites shelf has allowed us to highlight ...