Runt by Craig Silvey

Title: Runt Author: Craig Silvey Illustrator: Sara Acton Published: October 5 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Middle Grade Fiction Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $22.99 I received a copy of Runt from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A heart-warming, funny, beautifully told story for readers of all ages from the bestselling author of …

New release children’s picturebook and middle grade fiction (August 30 2022)

I've been very fortunate to receive quite a few children's and middle grade titles for review recently, and I wanted to recap a few of them here. I've also talked about them in a recent Kids Books vlog if you want to hear my immediate thoughts. Thank you to Allen & Unwin for the review …

Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance by Renee Treml

Title: Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance Author/Illustrator: Renee Treml Published: May 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Mystery Format: Graphic Novel Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $14.99 I received a copy of Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The intrepid Sherlock Bones and …

Mars Awakens by H.M. Waugh

Title: Mars Awakens Author: H.M. Waugh Published: May 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Middle-Grade/YA Genre: Science-fiction, mystery Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $16.99 I received a copy of Mars Awakens from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Kids from rival Martian colonies must come together to fight for survival in this thrilling middle-grade space adventure from …

The Astonishing Chronicles of Oscar From Elsewhere by Jaclyn Moriarty

Title: The Astonishing Chronicles of Oscar From Elsewhere (Kingdoms and Empires 4)Author: Jaclyn MoriartyPublished: November 2021Publisher: Allen & UnwinReadership: Middle GradeGenre: FantasyRating: ★★★★RRP: $22.99 I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The magical fourth book in the rich and whimsical world of …

The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst by Jaclyn Moriarty

Title: The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst (Kingdoms and Empires #3) Author: Jaclyn Moriarty Illustrator: Kelly Canby Published: September 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★.5 RRP: $22.99 I received a copy of The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A …

WW84: Ready for Battle Review

Title: WW84: Ready for Battle Author: Calliope Glass Published:   2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Fantasy-Adventure Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $12.99 I received a copy of Ready for Battle from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Diana Prince has been living quietly among mortals in the era of excess: …