Review: Book of Curious Birds

Strange birds with stranger names appear in the Book of Curious Birds. Another gloriously illustrated book by Tasmanian artist and writer Jennifer Cossins, delivers close-up views of beautiful and unique birds with a summary of their life patterns. Twenty-eight entries, […]

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Review: Ginger Meggs

Iconic Australian literary character Ginger Meggs is celebrating his 100thbirthday and you are invited back into his larrikin world with the release of four new adventures. Created by Jimmy Bancks in 1921, his great great nephew, Tristan Bancks picks up […]

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Meet The Illustrator: Beck Feiner

Name: Beck Feiner Describe your illustration style in ten words or less. Graphic, colourful and bold that focus on harmony and diversity. What items are an essential part of your creative space?My Wacom Tablet, a strong coffee, a crime podcasts […]

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Review: What Happened to You?

In What Happened to You? Joe just wants to play pirates. It’s his favourite game, full of sharks and crocodiles. And just like some pirates, Joe’s only got one leg. Joe would love to have other children join him to […]

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Winner: Non Fiction Prize Combo

Our lucky winner is… Katharine York, VIC Congratulations! You have won this brilliant prize book combo pack featuring the fabulous Non-fiction titles: Alice’s Food A-Z, Britannica’s First Big Book of Why, Listified! Enjoy! Thank you to ALL who entered. We enjoyed […]

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Guest Post: Monica McInerney

Monica McInerney is an internationally bestselling author of novels for adults, who has just released her first book for children. We’re thrilled to be able to ask her about it. Welcome to Kids’ Book Review, Monica! You’re known as the […]

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Review: Pony

This is so completely and utterly different to anything in the Wonder suite but it is every bit as engaging, gripping and heart-warming.  With an historical setting that references the customs, time and place of late 19th century America, Pony […]

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Review: Frindleswylde

I’ve got goosebumps and spine tingles as I type these words. That’s what Frindleswylde does to readers. It’s beautiful, enchanting and addictive. It’s different and unique, and yet familiar and comforting. It’s the story of Cora and the strange boy […]

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