#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · children · history

Children’s Book Review: The Secret of the Youngest Rebel by Jackie French

Title: The Secret of the Youngest Rebel (The Secret Histories, Book 5) Author: Jackie French Published: January 29th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 128 Genres:  Children (7+) RRP: $14.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The whisper in the darkness is: rebellion! (Or: death or liberty!) Frog is an orphan, a pickpocket, starving on the streets of Parramatta in 1804. But when the tall, commanding Irish… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: The Secret of the Youngest Rebel by Jackie French

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

Children’s Book Review: Dippy’s Big Day Out by Jackie French, Bruce Whatley Concept by Ben Smith Whatley

Title: Dippy’s Big Day Out Author: Jackie French, Bruce Whatley Concept by Ben Smith Whatley Published: January 29th 2019 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 32 Genres:  Children (3+) RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4 stars AN ‘ICE AGE’ MEETS DIARY OF A WOMBAT STORY Dippy is a diprotodon, the BIGGEST, friendliest wombat who lived 100,000 years ago. All Dippy wants is happy friends, a place to sleep and… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Dippy’s Big Day Out by Jackie French, Bruce Whatley Concept by Ben Smith Whatley

#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