The Jungle book – a remake of the classic tale
Sep09

The Jungle book – a remake of the classic tale

Rudyard Kipling’ Jungle Book has inspired many Mowglis… …but for me and for many out there the only true version is Walt Disney’s. It was made a long time ago but somehow it...

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The good dinosaur is sad but fun
Sep02

The good dinosaur is sad but fun

Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? As children, we study them but the interest never really fades. (The Jurassic Park franchise is proof of that.) We imagine the herbivores being nice and peaceful...

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What Do You Wish For – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug28

What Do You Wish For – Children’s Book Week Review

What Do You Wish For? by Jane Godwin and Anna Walker What Do You Wish For? by Jane Godwin and Anna Walker, is a wonderful Christmas book. It’s a long time until Christmas (unless you’re like me and...

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Ancestry: Stories of Multicultural ANZACs – Review
Aug27

Ancestry: Stories of Multicultural ANZACs – Review

Ancestry: Stories of Multicultural ANZACs by Robyn Siers and Carlie Walker, part of the Century of Service series. Ancestry: Stories of Multicultural ANZACs  is an Honour Book for this year’s...

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I Need A Hug – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug26

I Need A Hug – Children’s Book Week Review

I Need A Hug by Aaron Blabey This is the third of the books that were written and illustrated by Aaron Blabey and were included in this year’s Notable List for Children’s Book Council of Australia’s...

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Meep – Children’s Book Review
Aug25

Meep – Children’s Book Review

Meep by Andy Geppert My latest review for one of the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book of the Year – Early Childhood notables is for Meep. Meep has beautiful feathers and...

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Fish Jam – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug24

Fish Jam – Children’s Book Week Review

Woo-hoo! It’s Children’s Book Week again! Woo-hoo! It’s just like Christmas … without the presents … and the pudding … and the uncle who’s...

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Perfect – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug22

Perfect – Children’s Book Week Review

Easily my top pick in the Children’s Book Council of Australia – Book of the Year 2016 shortlist is the beautiful book Perfect, which is written by Danny Parker and illustrated by Freya Blackwood....

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The Guy, The Girl, The Artist And His EX – Review
Aug18

The Guy, The Girl, The Artist And His EX – Review

I have the inestimable pleasure of reviewing a book from the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book of the Year Notable List – Older Readers. The Guy, The Girl, The Artist And His EX  by...

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Piranhas Don’t Eat Bananas – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug14

Piranhas Don’t Eat Bananas – Children’s Book Week Review

Piranhas Don’t Eat Bananas It’s time again for me to review one of this year’s Children’s Book Council of Australia’s 2016 Shortlisted Book for Early Childhood. This is one...

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