Lucy Maud Montgomery Review

Title: Lucy Maud Montgomery Series: Little People, Big Dreams Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Published: August 2019 Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books Readership: Kids Genre: Biography Rating: ★★★.5 I received a copy of Lucy Maud Montgomery from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. This board book version of L. M. Montgomery—from …

Join the No-Plastic Challenge Review

Title: Join the No-Plastic Challenge! Author: Scot Ritchie Published: September 2019 Publisher: Kids Can Press Readership: Kids Genre: Fiction/Non-Fiction Rating: ★★★★ I received a copy of Join the No-Plastic Challenge! from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. For his birthday celebration, Nick has challenged his friends --- Yulee, Sally, …

One Runaway Rabbit Review

Title: One Runaway Rabbit Author: David Metzenthen Illustrator: Mairead Murphy Published: July 2019 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Kids #loveozkids Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★.5 RRP: $19.99 I received a copy of One Runaway Rabbit unsolicited from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A stylish and satisfying picture book about a …

Goodbye House, Hello House Review

Title: Goodbye House, Hello House Author: Margaret Wild Illustrator: Ann James Published: July 2019 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Kids #loveozkids Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Goodbye House, Hello House unsolicited from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A joyful story about moving house …

In Blossom Review

Title: In Blossom Author: Yooju Cheon Published: January 2019 Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books (Quarto Group Uk) Readership: Children Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 AUD I received a copy of In Blossom from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. One day, a cat and dog meet on a bench. …

Review // All the Ways To Be Smart

Title: All the Ways To Be Smart Author: Davina Bell Illustrator: Alison Colpoys Published: October 2018 Publisher: Scribble Readership: Kids Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 AUD I received a copy of All the Ways To Be Smart from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Smart is not just ticks and crosses, …

Review // Cicada

Title: Cicada Author: Shaun Tan Published: June 2018 Publisher: Lothian Children's Books Readership: Children's Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ The story of a cicada who works in an office, and all the people who don't appreciate him. The new picture book from multi-award-winner Shaun Tan, author of The Arrival, The Lost Thing and Rules of Summer. Cicada work …

Review // Sonam and the Silence

Title: Sonam and the Silence Author: Eddie Ayres Illustrator: Ronak Taher Published: August 2018 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Children Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 AUD I received a copy of Sonam and the Silence from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A haunting fable-like story by the well-known musician and …