Lalani of the Distant Sea Author: Erin Entrada Kelly Release Date: January 2020 RRP: $14.99 (PB) Publisher: Allen & Unwin Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Lalani lives with her mother, stepfather and stepbrother on the island of Sanlagita, whose residents are suffering from drought. The story follows Lalani’s quest to save her mother and bring fortune to her … More Mini Review: Lalani of the Distant Sea
The Mad Hatters Middle Grade Book Club is made up of four kids aged 9 – 12. Every fortnight during the school term we explore both fiction and non-fiction targeted towards kids in upper primary school. We cover a range of genres and writing styles to broaden their variety of reading material as well as … More Middle Grade Book Club Term One Wrap-Up!
We have a great range of Harry Potter books and merchandise stocked in our Harry Potter room! Here is a sneak peek at some of the magical things in our shop. Books We stock the full range of Harry Potter books; not only do we have the standard covers of the original series, we also … More Harry Potter Products
In anticipation of the spookiest day of the year, we’ve put together a list of Halloween Reads for Kids! From funny stories to truly scary tales, you will find a range of reads for kids aged three to ten. Picture Books 1. Frankencrayon by Michael Hall. A creative tale which breaks the fourth wall by inviting the … More Spooky Reads for Halloween! Pt. 1
The Dork Diaries are a popular series of books targeted towards primary school kids. As the release of the 12th book is imminent, The Mad Hatters, at Mad Hatters Bookshop thought it would be a great idea to promote this with our very own Dorky Day. Dork Day was awesome; full of activities and dorky-ness. … More Dork Day
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