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Blog Tour: The Lolly Shop by Lauren Hackney

Title: The Lolly Shop Author: Lauren Hackney Genre: Fiction Publisher: Self-published Published: 20th July 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 140 Price: $20.00 Synopsis: Join in the magic with Bax and Ethan as they make sweetness and mayhem in their Lolly Shop. These lovable characters solve many problems with their special magic, loving and caring, working hard… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Lolly Shop by Lauren Hackney

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Wonderful Wishes by Kelly Louise Jarris, Rosy Sale

Title: Wonderful Wishes Author: Kelly Louise Jarris, Rosy Sale Genre: Fiction Publisher: InHouse Publishing Published: March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 24 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: From rubber cars to cake eating dinosaurs this delightful tale is designed to take little imaginations on an entertaining journey before bedtime. I cannot thank the illustrator Rosy Sale enough for her creative… Continue reading Wonderful Wishes by Kelly Louise Jarris, Rosy Sale

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Song of the White Ibis by Phillip Gwynne and Liz Anelli

Title: Song of the White Ibis Author: Phillip Gwynne and Liz Anelli Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin/Puffin Published: 15th June 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: $24.99 Price: 32 Synopsis: A beautiful and powerful story for 5+ to challenge the way we view one of our most infamous birds, and ourselves. Call me Bin ChickenCall me Tip TurkeyCall… Continue reading Song of the White Ibis by Phillip Gwynne and Liz Anelli

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My Tooth is Looth by David Campbell

Title: My Tooth is Looth Author: David Campbell Genre: Humour Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st June 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Billy and Betty Bunny both have a wobbly tooth. But Billy doesn’t want his tooth to fall out! How will he eat? How will he brush his teeth?! Luckily, Betty is… Continue reading My Tooth is Looth by David Campbell

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May 2022 Reading Round-Up

In May, I managed to read 26 books. All were review books, and most were Australian, and twenty-three were  by women. I have almost completed all my chosen challenges – with one category in the Dymocks Reading Challenge and one in the QBD Reading Challenge left. Some reviews are scheduled for June and July as… Continue reading May 2022 Reading Round-Up

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Tasmanian Devil by Claire Saxby and Max Hamilton

Title: Tasmanian Devil Author: Claire Saxby and Max Hamilton Genre: Nature Storybook Publisher: Walker Books Australia Published: 1st June 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: An engaging addition to the Nature Storybooks series, Tasmanian Devil showcases different elements of the habitat, behaviours, and day to day life of one of Australia’s most famous marsupials. In Tasmanian… Continue reading Tasmanian Devil by Claire Saxby and Max Hamilton

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Luma and the Pet Dragon by Leah Mohammed, illustrated by Loretta Schauer

Title: Luma and the Pet Dragon Author: Leah Mohammed, illustrated by Loretta Schauer Genre: Magical realism Publisher: Welbeck/Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $12.99 Synopsis: Two warm and funny stories - with a touch of magic - about Luma and her cheeky pet dragon. When Luma Dewan wakes up… Continue reading Luma and the Pet Dragon by Leah Mohammed, illustrated by Loretta Schauer

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Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance by Renee Treml

Title: Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance Author: Renee Treml Genre: Science Fiction Mystery Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: The intrepid Sherlock Bones and his quietly funny sidekick, Watts, and their animal friends are back to sneak around the museum and solve any… Continue reading Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance by Renee Treml

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Mertales 4: The Mysterious Rainbow Thief by Rebecca Timmis

Title: Mertales 4: The Mysterious Rainbow Thi Author: Rebecca Timmis Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 152 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Jiggling jellyfish! It's Book 4 in the fin-tastic MerTales series, packed with mer-magical adventure. The colours are disappearing from Cockleshell Cove! The bright coral reef is grey and… Continue reading Mertales 4: The Mysterious Rainbow Thief by Rebecca Timmis

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Blog Tour: Joy’s Journey by Jacinta Farragher and Manka Kasha

Title: Joy’s Journey Author: Jacinta Farragher and Manka Kasha Genre: Fiction Publisher: Little Steps Publishing Published: 1st March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 32 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: When she hears about a magical paradise where wishes come true, Joy sets off to find it. She travels over land and sea, to see what she can see.… Continue reading Blog Tour: Joy’s Journey by Jacinta Farragher and Manka Kasha