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Top Reads Team 2016 (No adults allowed!)

It’s time to introduce the 2016 Top Reads Team. What is the Top Reads Team? Members of this team are keen readers who stop by each month to recommend a favourite read for the month, and they’re all kids like you! We’re very excited to introduce our team members for this year.

INTRODUCING:

Joseph, 12, WA
Joseph has been reviewing books for Alphabet Soup since 2011. When he’s not reading, he likes writing, playing the trombone, and playing cricket. He likes books that hook you into the story straight away.

Jarvis, 10, VIC
Jarvis loves Star Wars, gaming, Youtube and reading. He spends his spare time uploading Vlogs about his life on to Youtube and logging subscribers.

Matilda, 10, WA
Matilda has been writing book reviews for Alphabet Soup since 2011. When she’s not reading, she likes gardening, drawing portraits and writing poems. Her favourite author at the moment is David Walliams.

Mitchell, 10, VIC
Mitchell loves spending time reading, playing video games, going outside and playing sport.  Cricket is his favourite outdoor game.

Tess, 10, WA
Tess’s favourite things to do are reading and gymnastics. She also enjoys swimming, netball and playing her violin. Tess enjoys curling up in her hanging cocoon to read her favourite books.

Lewis, 7, WA

Lewis loves trains, soccer, swimming and building with Lego.

Xavier, 7, NT

When he’s not reading, Xavier enjoys being outdoors, swimming and running. He also loves singing and telling himself stories. When he grows up Xavier wants to be a doctor or an ice-cream maker.

Céití, 6, WA
Céití loves spending time with her chocolate labrador Flynn. She enjoys all sorts of reading and writing, and playing minkey. Her favourite books at the moment are the Andy Griffiths books.

 

Look out for their first book recommendations for 2016 later today!

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TOP READS: November 2015

This will be the final TOP READS post for 2015 (can you believe the school year is almost over?). Here are some great reads recommended by our Top Reads team* — get yourself to a library, a book store, or a friend’s well-stocked bookshelf and stock up that reading pile for the summer holidays!

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reads Team on the last day of every month. If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the October  2015 Top Reads.

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

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TOP READS: October 2015

It’s the last day of October, and we’re on the home stretch to the end of the year! The last day of the month means — of course — it’s time to share our Top Readers’ recommended reads. These are books the team enjoyed most during October.

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reading Team* on the last day of every month. If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the September 2015 Top Reads.

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

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TOP READS (September 2015)

Here we are at the end of the month again, and most of you are now on school holidays (hooray!). That means it’s time for some book recommendations from our Top Reading team:

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reading Team* on the last day of every month. If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the August 2015 Top Reads.

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

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TOP READS (August 2015)

It’s spring here in Perth and it even feels spring-ish — warm days, blue skies (mostly!) and birds singing or twittering outside the windows at Alphabet Soup. A change of season (and a change of month) means it’s time to change those books stacked up by your bed. Here are some brilliant books recommended by our Top Reading team.*

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reading Team on the last day of every month. If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the July 2015 Top Reads.

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

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TOP READS (July 2015)

With the school holidays behind us, it’s a great time to find out what our Top Readers were reading during July. If you’re looking for a great read — here’s a pile of books for your bedside, recommended by Australian kids!

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reading Team on the last day of every month. If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the June 2015 Top Reads.

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

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TOP READS (June 2015)

After a very busy month at Alphabet Soup, it’s that time again! Our team of Top Readers* are back with their favourite reads from June.



* Today we welcome Xavier to the team — Xavier is 6 and lives in the Northern Territory. When he’s not reading, Xavier enjoys being outdoors, swimming and running. He loves telling himself stories and when he grows up, Xavier wants to be an adventurer.

You’ll find a recommended list from our Top Reading Team on the last day of every month. If you missed last month’s, don’t forget to check out the May 2015 Top Reads.

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