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This is the very first TOP READS post for 2017! At the end of each month — from February to November — our Top Reads team recommends their favourite reading material from the previous month. Yesterday we introduced our 2017 Top Reads team; they are all children aged 12 or younger.

And here are the first recommendations for the year. Check the bookshelves at your local library, school library, bookshop or friends’ houses and get reading!

You can check out all previous Top Reads posts here.

All our Top Readers are kids aged 12 and under. No grownups allowed!

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TOP READS: November 2016

This is the last TOP READS post for 2016! At the end of each month — from February to November — our Top Reads team recommends their favourite reading material from the previous month. This year we’ve had audiobooks, graphic novels, novels, cookbooks, comics, and nonfiction titles. All great reads with a tick of approval from kids just like you! A big thank you to everyone on our team for this year*, we’ve loved seeing your recommendations. (We’ll be back in February to introduce our 2017 team.)

So, without further ado — here is the final collection for this year. Add these to your Christmas wishlist or duck into a library and stock up for some great holiday reading …

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reads Team on the last day of every month (February to November). You can check out all the Top Reads posts for 2016 here.

*All our Top Readers are kids aged 13 and under. No grownups allowed!

 

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TOP READS: October 2016

It’s the 31 October … the last day of the month means it’s time for some more book recommendations from our Top Reads team (yay! yay!). If you’re looking for a good book, this is a great place to start:

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reads Team on the last day of every month (February to November). If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the September Top Reads. Our November top reads list next month will be the last one for 2016.

*All our Top Readers are kids aged 13 and under. No grownups allowed!

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August is our favourite month at Alphabet Soup. August means Children’s Book Week in Australia and that means celebrations of authors, illustrators and children’s books! (And often a Book Week dress-up parade — which our editor really adores.)

Meanwhile, our Top Reads team has been reading as if reading is a new Olympic event — so it’s time for some book recommendations. Go team!

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reads Team on the last day of every month (February to November). If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the July Top Reads.

*All our Top Readers are kids aged 13 and under. No grownups allowed!

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We’re halfway through the year, and there are still so many books to read!

It’s also the last day of the month, and you know what that means … it’s time for our Top Reads team members* to share their favourite reads. Below are their top reads for June:

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reads Team on the last day of every month (February to November). If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the May Top Reads.

*All our Top Readers are kids aged 13 and under. No grownups allowed!

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This month Perth has been rainy, windy, very windy, EVEN WINDIER, and it’s cold — perfect weather for reading. If you’re looking for books to get you started on your winter reading, we have just the list for you … every month our Top Reads team members* share their favourite reads. Below are their top reads for May. Get reading!

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reads Team on the last day of every month (February to November). If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the April Top Reads.

*All our Top Readers are kids aged 13 and under. No grownups allowed!

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Some of you will be on school holidays already, and others just about to start. Either way — it’s a good time to grab a book!

At the end of each month our Top Reads Team* stops by to share their recommended reads. Here are the March recommendations, just in time for your holiday bedside-reading pile …

 

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reads Team on the last day of every month (February to November). If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the February Top Reads.

*All our Top Readers are kids aged 13 and under. No grownups allowed!

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