Cryptic Casebook Christmas Party!

It was our final book club get-together of the year and we were exploring the world of “The Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno and Alberta and the case of the Perplexing Pineapple.” By Ursula Dubosarsky and illustrated by Terry Denton. Just like Coco Carlomagno and Alberta the Barnabies were on the case of the perplexing […]

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Barnaby Book Club Meets Bob Graham!

School bags, kids, excitement, bustle, cross the road, wait for tram, karate fight, stop, jumping, wrestling, stop it, on the tram, giggle, popcorn, paper scissors rock, tricks, talk, walk, parliament station, shoe laces, escalator, down, train, tunnel, noise, get off, change, platform, wait, oranges, people, train, thumb wrestle, walk, rush, fast, we’re here, book shop, quiet, […]

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Barnaby Book Club Begins with ‘A Bus Called Heaven’ by Bob Graham

We met after school at the North Fitzroy library, cheeks glowing red from the freezing sub-artic temperature. Hail threatening, about to teem. The transition to the heated warm shelter was welcome but made small fingers burn. Over-riding everything was excitement behind shy smiles. Barnaby Book Club was real. Our book club. And about to start. […]

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