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FEBRUARY 14, 2022

Story Box Library Update

BY JAMES BENNETT


On Tuesday 22 February, join library engagement experts and the Story Box Library (SBL) team for an informative event, Ask the experts: Increasing library engagement in a digital age, suitable for everyone looking to get creative with community engagement using technology.

Assisting children with good sleep habits, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute’s Sleep with Kip bedtime story series is available to watch free on SBL. After watching stories, families can download activity pages to practice some of the sleep skills that Kip talks about.

Due for release in all app stores February 2022, the first ever StoryBox app is almost here!

February story releases:

  • Henry the hermit crab is done with his dull life on the dim ocean floor. He wants glamour and drama! He wants dazzle and splash! I'm Fabulous Crab is created by Nicki Greenberg and read by Alexandra Schepisi in dazzling costume.
  • The River is a beautifully illustrated celebration of the life of the river, taking the reader on a journey of what their eyes can see and their ears can hear. Written by Sally Morgan, illustrated by Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr and read by comedian Steph Tisdell.
  • Big Pear and Little Pear love playing together. But when Orange joins in, their games don't work and Big Pear feels left out. A Pair of Pears and an Orange is created by Anna McGregor and read by teacher-librarian Megan Daley.
  • With gorgeous illustrations inspired by Bangladeshi katha quilts and traditional West Bengali pattachitra panel illustrations, The Katha Chest is a beautifully woven tale about the bonds of love, culture and memory. Written and read by Radhiah Chowdhury, and illustrated by Lavanya Naidu.

With 24/7 access to a world of stories, it’s Storytime, Anytime!

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