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Deltora Quest (21st Anniversary Edition) by Emily Rodda

Title: Deltora Quest (21st Anniversary Edition) Author: Emily Rodda Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st September 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 774 Price: $39.99 Synopsis: A stunning 21st Anniversary edition of the Deltora Quest books in one hardback collection. Emily Rodda is Australia’s number one fantasy writer for children. Cover artwork by Deltora artist Marc… Continue reading Deltora Quest (21st Anniversary Edition) by Emily Rodda

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September 2021 Round Up

In September, I read 21 books, and most of those were again Australian authors, with two quiz books and 19 review books. To date on the day of writing this, I have read 217 books, and September saw me reach 215 books for 2021. I completed my Dymocks Reading Challenge, leaving only my QBD Challenge… Continue reading September 2021 Round Up

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Dymocks Reading Challenge – CHALLENGE COMPLETED

One of the reading challenges I undertook this year was the Dymocks Reading Challenge, which I like because the categories are fairly open, yet still challenging – sometimes it can be hard to find the book you want without doubling up, and for some, there are lots of books that work here. I started in… Continue reading Dymocks Reading Challenge – CHALLENGE COMPLETED

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Kid President Totally Rules by Jack Heath

Title: Kid President Totally Rules Author: Jack Heath Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st September 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Jaxxon has accidentally been elected to rule as the first ever KID PRESIDENT. He has big ideas: free ice-cream in every school, homework to be made illegal, and all national parks… Continue reading Kid President Totally Rules by Jack Heath

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Zoo Crew #1 by Author: Guy Edmonds and Matt Zeremes, illustrated by Peter William Popple

Title: Zoo Crew #1 Author: Guy Edmonds and Matt Zeremes, illustrated by Peter William Popple Genre: Humour Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st September 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Age 6 +. A zany, ALL-NEW junior fiction comedy series from Emmy Kids Award-winning TV writers Matt Zeremes and Guy Edmonds. Hilarious stories about… Continue reading Zoo Crew #1 by Author: Guy Edmonds and Matt Zeremes, illustrated by Peter William Popple

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Coco and the Bee by Laura Bunting, illustrated by Nicky Johnston

Title: Coco and the Bee Author: Laura Bunting, illustrated by Nicky Johnston Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st September 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 48 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Book three in a delightful new series by Laura Bunting, in stunning large format hardback, embossed. Irresistible and adorable illustrations by Nicky Johnston. Destined to be every… Continue reading Coco and the Bee by Laura Bunting, illustrated by Nicky Johnston

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August Round-Up 2021

August saw most of Australia back in lockdown due to the Delta variant of COVID, so it was a great month to get on top of my reading as much as I could. Between books for work and review, I read 29 books, and reviewed most of them. Again, most were by Australian authors, with… Continue reading August Round-Up 2021

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School of Fish: Frozen Fish by Louis Shea

Title: School of Fish: Frozen Fish Author: Louis Shea Genre: Graphic Novel Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st September 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 128 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Brand new graphic novel by Louis Shea. Bright, funny, full colour illustration. Graphic novel format for ages 6+. Hilarious illustrations by the illustrator of There Was an Old Lady… Continue reading School of Fish: Frozen Fish by Louis Shea

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Lola Out Loud: The Recipe for Disaster by Shannan and Tayla Stedman

Title: Lola Out Loud: The Recipe for Disaster Author: Shannan and Tayla Stedman Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st September 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: The second book in the brand new, exciting series. Funny, fresh fiction with characters that leap off the page. Perfect for reluctant readers. “Highly recommended”, ReadPlus… Continue reading Lola Out Loud: The Recipe for Disaster by Shannan and Tayla Stedman

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Michaela Mason’s Big List of Camp Worries by Alexa Moses

Title: Michaela Mason’s Big List of Camp Worries Author: Alexa Moses Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: I’m not good at CAMP. In fact, CAMP involves a gazillion horrible things I’m bad at or scared of. But trying to explain why I’m scared of CAMP… Continue reading Michaela Mason’s Big List of Camp Worries by Alexa Moses