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 …

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: …

Matty’s Comeback Review

Title: Matty's Comeback Author: Anita Heiss Published:   2016 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Junior Fiction Genre: Contemporary Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $9.99 I received a copy of Matty's Comeback from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. ‘Go, Matty! Go!’ Matty’s mum screams at the top of her lungs from the back of …

Our Race for Reconciliation Review

Title: Our Race for Reconciliation (My Australian Story) Author: Anita Heiss Published:   2017 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $16.99 I received a copy of Our Race for Reconciliation from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Mel Gordon loves running, and watching Seinfeld, but …

Dharma the Llama Review

Title: Dharma the Llama Author & Illustrator: Matt Cosgrove Published:  July 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $17.99 I received a copy of Dharma the Llama from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Dharma the Llama doesnt run with the herd. She likes to …

Not Cute Review

Title: Not Cute Author & Illustrator: Philip Bunting Published:  July 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $17.99 I received a copy of Not Cute from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Quokka did not like being cute. Not one bit. The romping, stomping, chomping …

Rick Review

Title: Rick Author: Alex Gino Published:   June 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary, LGBTQIA+ Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Rick from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From the award-winning author of George, the story of a boy named Rick who needs …

Hold Back the Tide Review

Title: Hold Back the Tide Author: Melinda Salisbury Published:   March 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Upper Middle Grade/YA Genre: Urban Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $16.99 I received a copy of Hold Back the Tide from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A quiet lakeside community with one open secreteveryone knows …