Monthly Archives: November 2017

  • Happy Sunday

    Happy Sunday! How gorgeous was that rain last night? Our little vegie patch looks so happy this morning .We’re open until 2pm today and the shop is looking ever so fabulous in preparation for the epic week ahead:.- On Tuesday evening the very fancy Young Adult fiction authors Will Kostakis and Shivaun Plozza will be …

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  • Auslan/English Bilingual Storytime

    Auslan/English Bilingual Storytime – this morning at 10.30am .We still have a few spots left for our first ever Auslan/English storytime this morning, so pop past if you’re around.Join Lucky and our Auslan interpreter Pauline as they read Kitchen Disco, Please Mr Panda and The Wolf The Duck and The Mouse..No prior knowledge of Auslan …

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  • Author Event – Shivaun Plozza + Will Kostakis

    Author Event – Shivaun Plozza + Will Kostakis – Tuesday 28th November 6.30pm. We are absolutely thrilled to be hosting Young Adult Fiction authors Shivaun Plozza and Will Kostakis. They popped into the shop earlier in the year and let me tell you, not only are they talented (and hardworking) authors, they are both absolutely …

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  • El Deafo

    We added the enchanting El Deafo to our graphic novel section recently. Filled with warmth and humour, the story hits you right in the heart from the get go. Based on the childhood experiences of author/illustrator Cece Bell who as a child developed meningitis and lost her hearing, the graphics and text are gripping from …

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  • Open until 8.30pm Thursdays in November

    Open until 8.30pm tonight .Whoop whoop! Only this week and next week until our late night Thursdays are all over with!.If you’re out and about for a stroll this evening, or you want to get out of the city for some country air, pop past and say hello. The little shop is filled to the …

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  • Storytime 23rd Nov 2017

    Tomorrow’s story time is all about babies! Not only do we have the epic new Oliver Jeffers picture book “Here We Are”, we’re also reading two other spectacular new(ish) Aussie books, The Very Noisy Baby by Alison Lester and If Baby Could Talk by Michael Wagner and illustrated by Jess Rackyleft..Join us at 10.30 tomorrow …

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  • Love Your Bookshop Day – Buying Local

    Just came across this photo of our storytime on Love Your Bookshop Day So much love for the little community surrounding Squishy Minnie. We’ve been having so many conversations lately with vistitors to our little shop about their commitment to shopping local. In this crazy time of cheap online bargains were pretty darn fortunate to …

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  • The Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures

      Epic dinosaur book alert!!! ? Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures is possibly the best dinosaur book we’ve seen! It really is an atlas and with each turn of the page you get to explore another continent and the dinosaurs which inhabited the landscape. It’s particularly lovely to see a focus on Australia and our dinosaur …

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  • Untidy Towns by Kate O’Donnell

    When we opened Squishy Minnie I was confident that spending my days surrounded by books was going to be bliss. I was right, it is. One of the things I didn’t anticipate is the amount of gorgeous authentic people I would get to meet every single day..Since opening I’ve had countless small interactions with strangers …

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  • Author Event – Shivaun Plozza + Will Kostakis

    Tuesday 28th November 6.30pm We are absolutely thrilled to be hosting Young Adult Fiction authors Shivaun Plozza and Will Kostakis. They popped into the shop earlier in the year and let me tell you, not only are they talented (and hardworking) authors, they are both absolutely delightful!!! Will and Shivaun’s work is highly regarded, with …

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