Book Review | The Naming of Tishkin Silk

Title // The Naming of Tishkin Silk     Author // Glenda MillardPublication Date // 2003Publisher // ABC BooksGenre // Junior Fiction, AustralianRating // ✭✭✭✭✭synopsis.Griffin Silk is an uncommon sort of boy, from an uncommon sort of family. The warm, loving home he shares with his father, grandmother and five big sisters (The Rainbow Girls) is marked by the …

Book Review | Do Not Lick This Book

Title // Do Not Lick This BookAuthor // Idan Ben-BarakIllustrator // Julian FrostPublication Date // May 2017Publisher // Allen and Unwin Genre // Children'sPrice // AUD $19.99Rating // ✭✭✭✭synopsis.A brilliantly simple, funny, interactive picture book that introduces children to the strange, unseen world of microbes all around them by the award-winning author of Small Wonders and the animator of the …

Book Review | Through the Looking Glass

Title // Through the Looking GlassAuthor // Lewis CarrollPublication Date // January 2012 (Originally 1871)Publisher // Atlantic PublishingGenre // Classics, Children'ssynopsis.'Well in our country, said Alice, still panting a little, you'd generally get somewhere else - if you ran very fast for a long time as we've been doing.''A slow sort of country!' said the …

Book Review | Neon Leon

Title // Neon LeonAuthor // Jane ClarkeIllustrator // Britta TeckentrupPublication Month // February 2017Publisher // Nosy Crow (Allen & Unwin)Australian RRP // $19.99 AUDGenre // Picturebooksynopsis.Help Leon the chameleon find the perfect match in this neon-coloured, interactive picture book!Everyone knows that chameleons are the best at fitting in. But not Leon. Leon is neon! In …

Blog Review | Magnificent Creatures

Title // Magnificent Creatures: Animals on the Move Author // Anna WrightPublication Month // January 3, 2017Publisher // FaberAustralian RRP // $24.99 AUDGenre // Children’s Book, Non-Fictionsynopsis.Both informative and visually stunning, this beautiful introduction to the animal world will sit alongside the best of Faber's heritage publishing as well as other masterpieces of illustration such as …