#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · children · new release

Children’s Book Review: Melody Trumpet by Gabrielle Tozer

Title: Melody Trumpet Author: Gabrielle Tozer Published: January 29th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 256 Genres:  Children (8+) RRP: $16.99 Rating: 4 stars As the daughter of global music superstars, Melody Trumpet was supposed to be extraordinary – a melodic genius to carry on the Trumpet legacy. But, as was discovered when Melody screamed her first out-of-tune note as a baby, this wasn’t… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Melody Trumpet by Gabrielle Tozer

2019 Reviews · children

Children’s Book Review: Ten Terrible Dinosaurs by Henrietta and Paul Strickland

Title: Ten Terrible Dinosaurs Author: Henrietta and Paul Strickland Published: January 8th 2019 (first published in 1997) Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 48 Genres:  Children (Junior) RRP: $14.99 Rating: 4 stars Ten terrible dinosaurs standing in a line, soon began to mess about until there were… nine. This lively counting book, first published in 1997 and now reissued as a new edition, is based… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Ten Terrible Dinosaurs by Henrietta and Paul Strickland

2019 Reviews · children

Children’s Book Review: Dinosaur Roar! 25th Anniversary Edition by Henrietta and Paul Strickland

Title: Dinosaur Roar! Author: Henrietta and Paul Strickland Published: January 8th 2019 (first published in 1994) Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (Junior) RRP: $14.99 Rating: 4 stars A celebratory edition of this classic book, now twenty-five years old and never out of print. Produced from re-scanned original artwork, and endorsed by the Natural History Museum, this rollicking rhyming text is a… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Dinosaur Roar! 25th Anniversary Edition by Henrietta and Paul Strickland

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · book bingo · children · contemporary fiction

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 1: ‘A book with a red cover’ – Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee

So how does it work? Book Bingo 2019 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. Each Saturday, on a fortnightly basis, beginning on Saturday 5th January 2019, Ashleigh, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2019 card contains… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 1: ‘A book with a red cover’ – Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · Books On Tour · children · Just Write For Kids · Picture book

Just Write For Kids – Books On Tour – Blog Tour: Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush by Robyn Osborne and Illustrated by John Phillips

Title: Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush Author: Robyn Osborne Illustrator: John Phillips Published: July 2018 Publisher: Big Sky Publishing Pages: 32 Genres:  Children –  4 to 8 years RRP: $14.99 Rating: 4 stars Barefoot Bob and Bruno live together in a broken down barracks surrounded by the beautiful Aussie bush. Although they don’t have much in the bank, they are the best of… Continue reading Just Write For Kids – Books On Tour – Blog Tour: Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush by Robyn Osborne and Illustrated by John Phillips

2018 Reviews · children · Picture book

Children’s Book Review: Ruby’s Worry by Tom Percival

Title: Ruby’s Worry Author:  Tom Percival Illustrator:  Tom Percival Published: August 1st 2018 Publisher: Bloomsbury Australia Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (0-5) RRP: $14.99 Rating: 4 stars Ruby loves being Ruby. Until, one day, she finds a worry. At first it’s not such a big worry, and that’s all right, but then it starts to grow. It gets bigger and bigger every day… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Ruby’s Worry by Tom Percival

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · children · classic

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A forgotten classic’ – Seven Little Australians by Ethel Turner

#Book Bingo 2018 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite blogger, Theresa Smith Writes. How does it work?  We have devised our own personalised book bingo card game. Twice a month, on the first and third Saturday of the month, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries.… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2018: ‘A forgotten classic’ – Seven Little Australians by Ethel Turner