That Christmas Feeling Book Review

Title // That Christmas FeelingAuthor // Lili WilkinsonIllustrator // Amanda FranceyPublication Date // October 2017Publisher // Allen & UnwinReadership // KidsAustralian RRP // $19.99Rating // ✭✭✭✭✭synopsis.Dottie is waiting for the Christmas feeling to arrive—that fizzy, excited feeling, where everything is a bit magical. But this year, Dottie, her brother, Jem, and their dog, Shortbread, are staying with Grandma …

Book Review | The Sloth Who Came to Stay

Title // The Sloth Who Came to Stay Author // Margaret WildIllustrator // Vivienne ToPublication Date // June 28, 2017Publisher // Allen and UnwinGenre // PicturebookPrice // AUD $24.99Rating // ✭✭✭✭⭐︎synopsis.A wryly amusing story about a fast family who are taught to slow down when an adorable sloth comes to stay by the award-winning author of Fox and Ruby Roars. …

Book Review | Mechanica

Title // Mechanica: a Beginner’s Field GuideAuthor // Lance BalchinPublication Date // August 2016Publisher // The Five Mile PressGenre // Picturebook, Steampunk, CBCA ShortlistRating // ✭✭✭✭✭synopsis.An imaginative field guide to the fantasy world of Mechanica creatures, with amazing and beautiful steampunk-inspired illustrations.In this field guide from the future, a dashing explorer-Miss Liberty Crisp-details amazing creatures known …