Our Spring reading list revealed!
Spring has arrived and the prospect of getting out and spending time in the beautiful weather couldn't be more exciting. But we all know how quickly laying around and doing "nothing" can get boring.
What better reason than to pop on down to BOOK FACE Gunghalin and get your lazy-park-day entertainment sorted for the whole family?
Bookface stocks an extensive array to tempt all ages, interests and needs, but here are our suggestions to first sink your teeth (or eyes) into:
For the younger eyes:
The Explorer (Katherine Blundell)
The kids will truly get lost in Katherine Blundell’s adventure story and perhaps learn a few survival tips while they are at it! Stunningly imagined and wildly exciting it depicts the story of four children stranded in the Amazon and their journey home.
The Secret Series (Enid Blyton)
Take a trip down memory lane with the kids (or without) and be transported into a typically superb adventure through Enid Blyton’s classic series.
The Magic School Bus (Joanna Cole)
This eclectic 1980’s series will keep the kids occupied for hours on end whilst simultaneously learning interesting facts about science to- what more could you want!
I’m Australian Too (Mem Fox)
Aussie Icon Mem Fox has tastefully applied humor and simplicity to approach this modern and relevant topic of multiculturalism in Australia.
One Thousand Trees (Kylie Hughes Odgers)
A thought-provoking and inspirational story, this is sure to get the kids really thinking about their relationship to the environment and spark some wonderful conversations.
And for the more mature eyes:
Sweet (Yottam Ottelenghi)
Jump into the kitchen and embrace the spirit of spring with Israeli chef extraordinaire and his delectable sweet dishes.
The Handmaids Tale (Margaret Atwood)
If you are feeling ready to get lost in a destitute dystopian society plagued with environmental disasters look no further than Margaret Atwood’s classic read.
The Barefoot Investor (Scott Pape)
With holiday spending undoubtedly on the mind what better time to start learning about erasing debt and creating simple yet fantastically effective financial plans than Scott Pape’s greatly praised guide.
Gone (Michael Grant)
Prepare yourself for a book you won’t want to put down and learn what happens in a terrifying new world existing only of children in Michael Grants thrilling novel.
And there you have it – our Spring reading list. Grab all and any of these fantastic reads to keep you and the kids entertained through Spring and beyond at BOOK FACE Gungahlin.
Guest Blogger: Miriam Spira
Miriam is a recent return to Canberra, after living in Melbourne for six years post school. Miriam loves practicing yoga, swimming in the ocean and has recently taken up bouldering. She is also an avid enjoyer of good vegetarian food