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Activity  •  20 October 2023

 

Grandparents' Day book bingo

Celebrate Grandparents' Day with a reading challenge!

Grandparents’ Day is almost here!

Falling on the last Sunday of October, families around Australia will celebrate the special day on the 29th of October this year.

If you’re looking for ways to celebrate, what could be better than a reading challenge that grandparents and little ones can participate in together?

These books will give you some great ideas to get started. How many can you tick off the list?

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Where is The Green Sheep?
THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE CBCA BOOK OF THE YEAR EARLY CHILDHOOD Mem Fox and Judy Horacek take you on a wildly wonderful adventure in their rollicking search for the green sheep in this Australian classic.
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Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy
Brand new, bigger and better paperback edition of this best-selling Hairy Maclary adventure
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Where's Spot?
A special 40th anniversary edition of the very first lift-the-flap book featuring lovable Spot and his family.
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Where The Wild Things Are
This best-selling classic now comes with an audio CD read by Tom Hollander.
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The Tale of Peter Rabbit
The classic original of Beatrix Potter's best-selling tale!
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Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

As everyone knows, nothing is sweeter than tiny baby fingers and chubby baby toes . . . A delightful Australian classic that will have children begging to hear it again and again.

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Kissed by the Moon
From Australia's favourite picture-book creator Alison Lester comes a timeless book to share and to treasure.
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