Charlie’s Whale by Libby Gleeson

Title: Charlie's WhaleAuthor: Libby GleesonIllustrator: Hannah SommervillePublished: December 2022Publisher: LothianReadership: Children (Picturebook)Rating: ★★★★.5RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Charlie's Whale from the publisher for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Charlie loves whales. Minke whales, orcas, beluga whales and humpbacks, sperm whales and right whales, and especially the great blue whale. Little readers will delight in …

Need a House? Call Ms Mouse! by George Mendoza

Title: Need a House? Call Ms Mouse! Author: George Mendoza Illustrator: Doris Susan Smith Published: November 1 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children (Picturebook) Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Need a House? Call Ms Mouse! from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A charming and popular children's classic about …

Back On Country by Adam Goodes, Ellie Laing & David Hardy

Title: Back On Country (Welcome to Our Country 3)Author: Adam Goodes & Ellie LaingIllustrator: David HardyPublished: November 1 2022Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Children (Picturebook)Rating: ★★★★★RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Back On Country from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A joyful story about the power of reconnecting to family, culture and Country. …

You Are Loved by Liv Downing

Title: You Are Loved Author: Liv Downing Illustrator: Mel Matthews Published: October 5 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children (Picturebook) Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of You Are Loved from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A warm and reassuring celebration of unconditional love. Cut outs on each page create a …

Fabish: the Horse That Braved the Bushfires by Neridah McMullin

Title: Fabish: the Horse That Braved the Bushfires Author: Neridah McMullin Illustrator: Andrew McLean Published: October 5 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children (Picturebook) Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $14.99 I received a copy of Fabish from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A powerful and beautifully illustrated picture book based on the true story …

11 Words For Love by Randa Abdel-Fattah

Title: 11 Words For Love Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah Illustrator: Maxine Beneba Clarke Published: September 2022 Publisher: Hachette Readership: Children's  Picturebook Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of 11 Words For Love from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A moving and joyful book for children from all backgrounds about the many ways we …

The House On Pleasant Street – Sofie Laguna

Title:  The House On Pleasant StreetAuthor: Sofie LagunaIllustrator: Marc McBridePublished: August 2022Publisher: Allen and UnwinReadership: Children's  PicturebookRating: ★★★★RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of The House On Pleasant Street from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A spooky, exuberantly funny and hugely entertaining book about a boy who is having trouble making friends in …

Flipper & Finnegan by Sophie Cunningham

Title: Flipper and Finnegan: the True Story of How Tiny Jumpers Saved Little Penguins Author: Sophie Cunningham Illustrator: Anil Tortop Published: August 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children's  Picturebook Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of Flipper and Finnegan from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From the bestselling creators of …

Where? by Jordan Collins

Title: Where? Author: Jordan Collins Illustrator: Phil Lesnie Published: July 2022 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children's  Picturebook Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Where? from the publishers for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A passionate, personal and political picture book that calls out racism from an important new voice, illustrated by the acclaimed …