Review: Flooded

Flooded is a special debut book that is the result of author and illustrator Mariajo Ilustrajo‘s Masters in Children’s Book Illustration, and her winning the World Illustration Award in 2020. It’s the story of an ordinary city and its citizens […]

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Review: Take A Breath

Bob the bird is still young and can’t fly like all the other birds. It seems like he’s reminded at every turn that he’s not like the others.  Frustrated and anxious that he can’t keep up with the other birds […]

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Review: The Great Southern Reef

Have you heard of the Great Southern Reef? It stretches from the north of New South Wales to Western Australia and is home to sea creatures and more than 400 different types of seaweed. The Great Southern Reef is also […]

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Review: Youngbloods

Youngbloods is the fourth and final book in the Imposters series by Scott Westerfeld, and you should read the other books before this one.  It brings readers full circle, linking with the Uglies series even more closely than before, through […]

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Review: Penelope Snoop, Ace Detective

Penelope is the world’s best finder-outer and has a huge imagination.  This intrepid girl detective has solved several mysteries, ably aided by her sidekick dog, Carlos. She even found her dad’s chocolate, and some missing homework. In Penelope Snoop, Ace […]

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Review: Please Write Soon

Please Write Soon is inspired by acclaimed author Michael Rosen’s family history. Sharing personal memories and experiences like these is something he’s done before in The Missing, which is also about the experience of World War Two, and that of […]

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Review: Ceremony

Ceremony is written by legendary Australian Rules football player Adam Goodes, a Adnyamathanha and Narungga man. It’s a collaboration with Ellie Laing, who is completing studies in Traditional Aboriginal Cultures, and David Hardy, a Barkindji man with extensive artistic achievements. […]

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Review: This Old Thing

This Old Thing is about memories and remembrance, and about war and the different perspectives we have of things. A young boy has been asked to bring something to school for an ANZAC remembrance project and goes hunting through boxes […]

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