When You Were Little by Rebecca Donaldson

Title: When You Were Little: A Tale of the Year 2020 Author/Illustrator: Rebecca Donaldson Published:  2021 Publisher: Independently Published Readership: Children Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $24.95 I reviewed a copy of When You Were Little from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. In the year 2020, the …

The Wanderer by Peter Van Den Ende

Title: The Wanderer Author & Illustrator: Peter Van Den Ende Published: November 2020 Publisher: Murdoch Books Readership: Children's Picturebook Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of The Wanderer from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The stunning wordless story of a brave little …

Pandemic by Jackie French

Title: Pandemic Author: Jackie French Illustrator: Bruce Whatley Published:  November 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children Genre: Historical fiction Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Pandemic from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The war carried the Spanish flu across the world. Faces grew masks. Shops …

Wombat by Philip Bunting

Title: Wombat Author & Illustrator: Philip Bunting Published:  November 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $17.99 I received a copy of Wombat from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A rhythmic, read-aloud (and rather silly) burrow into the unseen world of the wombat. It's …

Macca and Al, Super Pals by Matt Cosgrove

Title: Macca and Al, Super Pals Author & Illustrator: Matt Cosgrove Published:  November 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $17.99 I received a copy of Macca and Al, Super Pals from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Macca and Al are here to save …

The Barnabus Project by The Fan Brothers

Title:  The Barnabus Project Author & Illustrator: The Fan Brothers Published: October 2020 Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Readership: Children's Picturebook Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $27.99 I received a copy of The Barnabus Project from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. In a world built for Perfect …

Dog by Shaun Tan

Title:  Dog Author & Illustrator: Shaun Tan Published: November 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Readership: Children's Picturebook Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of Dog from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A beautifully poetic and gorgeously illustrated reflection on the relationship between …

The Wildest Book Week Ever Review

Title: The Wildest Book Week Ever Author & Illustrator: Heath McKenzie Published:  August 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★.5 RRP: $17.99 I received a copy of The Wildest Book Week Ever from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. IT’S BOOK WEEK! The time to dress …

Ghostbear Review

Title: Ghostbear Author & Illustrator: Paul McDermott Published:  September 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 Themes: love, loss, redemption, environment, family, hope, climate change I received a copy of Ghostbear from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Where have all the brave bears gone? …

Be You Review

Title: Be You! Author & Illustrator: Peter H. Reynolds Published:  August 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Be You from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Be curious... Be adventurous... Be brave... BE YOU! Discover a joyful reminder …