2020 Reviews · children · new release · Picture book

Children’s Book Review: The Enchanted Oak Tree by Sarah, Duchess of York

Title: The Enchanted Oak Tree Author: Sarah, Duchess of York Illustrator: Veronica Rooke Published: 31 July 2020 Publisher: Serenity Press Pages: 34 Genres:  Children (3+) RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Open the antique gate and enter a secret garden where a world of enchantment and wonder awaits…Children will delight in this charming tale about an old oak tree that is… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: The Enchanted Oak Tree by Sarah, Duchess of York

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Children’s Book Review: Alexandra Rose and her Icy-Cold Toes by Monique Mulligan

Title: Alexandra Rose and her Icy-Cold Toes Author: Monique Mulligan Illustrator: Kat Fox Published: June 11th 2020 Publisher: Serenity Press Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (3+) RRP: $26.99 Alexandra Rose has ice-cold toes and she knows the best way to warm them up. But will her family like her foot-warming, wake-up-fast idea as much as she does? Fergus the Farting Dragon and My Silly Mum author… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Alexandra Rose and her Icy-Cold Toes by Monique Mulligan

2020 Reviews · book bingo · children · classic

#Book Bingo 2020 Round 4: ‘A classic you’ve never read before’- The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting

Book Bingo 2020 is a collaboration challenge I am completing for the third year with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. On the second Saturday of each month, beginning on Saturday 11th January 2020, Theresa, Ashleigh and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2020 card… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2020 Round 4: ‘A classic you’ve never read before’- The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting

2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · children

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: E-Boy by Anh Do

Today I am marking off my eleventh #11 checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: Part human. Part robot. All hero! Ethan is supposed to be doing regular teenage things – like playing sports and hanging out with friends. He is not supposed to be in hospital getting a brain tumour removed by Gemini, a… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: E-Boy by Anh Do

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Children’s Book Review: What a Lot of Nonsense by Sheena Knowles

Title: What a Lot of Nonsense Author: Sheena Knowles Illustrator: Jonathan Bentley Published: February 24th 2020 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (3+) RRP: $24.99 From the author of the internationally bestselling EDWARD and EDWINA THE EMU, comes a book that presents readers with a puzzle – to find the anagrams hidden on every page. Dear reader, please take time to… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: What a Lot of Nonsense by Sheena Knowles

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · children · contemporary fiction · new release

Children’s Book Review: Frankie Pants & Mr Fox by Helen Lear

Title: Frankie Pants & Mr Fox Author: Helen Lear Illustrator: Katya Swan Published: March 1st 2020 Publisher: Little Steps Pages: 28 Genres:  Children (3+) RRP: $14.99 By day Frankie is just a lazy cat, but by night he is transformed into Frankie Pants!    How will this modern-day hero save the neighbourhood from the dastardly devious Mr Fox? Review: Calling… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Frankie Pants & Mr Fox by Helen Lear

2020 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge · 2020 Reviews · children · Picture book

POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak

Today I am marking off my sixth #6 checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: If a kid is trying to make you read this book, the kid is playing a trick on you. You will end up saying silly things and making everybody laugh and laugh! You might think a book with… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak

2020 Reviews · children · juvenile

Children’s Book Review: Mr Archimedes’ Bath by Pamela Allen

Title: Mr Archimedes’ Bath Author/Illustrator: Pamela Allen Published: January 20th 2020 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (0+) RRP: $24.99 Revisit an age-old theory in a fresh new way. Every time Mr Archimedes has a bath with his friends, the water overflows. Somebody must be putting extra water in the bath. Is it Kangaroo? Or is it Goat or… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Mr Archimedes’ Bath by Pamela Allen

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · children · new release · Picture book

Children’s Book Review: Top Koala by Jackie French and Illustrated by Matt Shanks

Title: Top Koala Author: Jackie French Illustrator: Matt Shanks Published: November 18th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (3+) RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4 stars This Koala just has to be on top! I am top of every tree! Top is always best to be. And this koala is determined to be at the very top of EVERYTHING. From a mast in the… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Top Koala by Jackie French and Illustrated by Matt Shanks

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · children · Junior Fiction · new release

Children’s Book Review: The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne by Katrina Nannestad

Title: The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne Author: Katrina Nannestad Published: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 352 Genres:  Children (8+) RRP: $16.99 Rating: 4 stars Freja and her mother, Clementine, are reunited at last. Tobias and Vivi are in love. And Lucerne, their new home, is a paradise of snowy alps, sapphire lakes, white swans and delicious Swiss… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Lucerne by Katrina Nannestad