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Celebrating CBCA Children's Book Week 2017

To celebrate CBCA Children's Book Week from 19-26 August, we have a special promotion for our little bookworms from ages 0-10.

For a limited time, you can start your child on a personalised reading journey for only $20 per month!
What's included in our Kids Book Subscription, you ask? Your child will receive a brand new, handpicked and gift wrapped book, delivered to their door once a month. Each book is tailored to your child's reading tastes, and is selected based on your child's age and reading level. We also include fun stickers, postcards and bookmarks in each package!

There is no lock-in contract, so you can cancel at anytime. Offer ends on 26 August 2017.

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We Love to Imagine: Elrien

In this month’s instalment of our We Love to Imagine series, we meed Elrien from NSW.

Here’s what Elrien told us about herself:

“I am a girl who loves her flowy white dresses and flower crowns. I love a good thriller, and curling up with my three cats, Nikita, Rose and Tinkie. They can keep me entertained for hours!

“One of my biggest wishes is to have my own secret garden with dark red roses covering the old brick walls. I prefer to read outside rolling in the grass, with the new weird tea I recently discovered. I love dreaming up my own worlds, with a Mr. Darcy somewhere in between.”

Do you think we’ve captured her personality accurately?

If you’re a current Bookabuy subscriber and would like to be featured next, let us know by emailing us at hello@bookabuy.com.au!

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The Ones That Disappeared

Child trafficking is not a typical subject for a Young Adult book, but Zana Fraillon has perfectly portrayed this issue in her latest release, The Ones That Disappeared. Following her Carnegie Medal-shortlisted The Bone Sparrow, Fraillon tells the story of three children, Esra, Miran and Isa, who dream of returning home.

Esra, Miran and Isa belong to the Snakeskin gang, and have brandings on their wrist representing their lack of freedom. The children are responsible for the maintenance of marijuana plants in a home they cannot escape from. They are exposed to all kinds of cruelty, including beatings and chemical poisoning. Following an accident which destroys the marijuana plants they are accountable for, Esra, Miran and Isa flee their prison.

The Ones That Disappeared is told through the eyes of the children, enhancing the emotional and heartwrenching aspects of the story. The book not only communicates survival, but also hope and courage.

Without glamourising the issue, Fraillon has beautifully composed a necessary depiction of human trafficking, shining a light on the dangers and struggles faced by these children.