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Article  •  2 July 2020

 

Let us read you a story

Australia's favourite authors read some of our most-loved picture books.

Enjoy these delightful videos of authors reading picture books!

 

Zoe Foster Blake reads THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR by Eric Carle.

 

 

Josh Pyke reads his own story, LIGHTS OUT, LEONARD, with illustrations by Chris Nixon.

 

 

Jamila Rizvi reads BOB BILBY by Bluey.

 

 

Kathy Lette reads WHERE'S SPOT? by Eric Hill.

 

 

Nicole Alexander reads TEN LITTLE FINGERS, TEN LITTLE TOES by Mem Fox and Helen Oxenbury.

 

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