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The Bravest Word by Kate Foster

Title: The Bravest Word Author: Kate Foster Genre: Fiction Publisher: Walker Books Published: 4th May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: A rescue story of love and trust between a boy and a dog from the talented author of Paws. Do you hear that? You’re Cliff now, and your life is going to get… Continue reading The Bravest Word by Kate Foster

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Take a Breath by Sujean Rim

Title: Take a Breath Author: Sujean Rim Genre: Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published:  3rd of May 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 40 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: An anxious baby bird who fears he'll never learn to fly gets a lesson in mindfulness in this funny and sweetly encouraging picture book about believing in yourself. Every morning,… Continue reading Take a Breath by Sujean Rim

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The Song of Lewis Carmichael by Sofie Laguna, illustrated by Marc McBride

Title: The Song of Lewis Carmichael Author: Sofie Laguna, illustrated by Marc McBride Genre: Magical Realism Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 31st August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: A beautiful, illustrated adventure story with a classic feel, about a quiet boy and a talking crow on an extraordinary hot-air balloon ride to… Continue reading The Song of Lewis Carmichael by Sofie Laguna, illustrated by Marc McBride

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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

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Feelings #3: The Worried Elephant by Phillip Gwynne

Title: Feelings #3: The Worried Elephant Author: Phillip Gwynne Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st May 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 24 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: There is so much bad news in the world. Elephant is worried. So worried that he can’t do any of the activities he loves anymore. Can Elephant learn to manage… Continue reading Feelings #3: The Worried Elephant by Phillip Gwynne

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Everything We Keep by Di Walker

Title: Everything We Keep Author: Di Walker Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Omnibus/Scholastic Australia Published: 1st April 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: Age 9+ ·  Emotive middle grade fiction ·  Explores issues of foster families, anxiety, hoarding ·  Intelligently written, exploring difficult topics in a gentle and compassionate way ·  A talented author… Continue reading Everything We Keep by Di Walker

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Aster’s Good, Right Things by Kate Gordon

Title: Aster’s Good, Right Things Author: Kate Gordon Genre:  Fiction Publisher: Yellow Brick Books Published: 1st November 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 196 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Aster attends a school for gifted kids, but she doesn’t think she’s special at all. If she was, her mother wouldn’t have left. And if she isn’t careful, everyone else… Continue reading Aster’s Good, Right Things by Kate Gordon

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Wherever You Go (Around the World Supper Club) by Monique Mulligan

Title: Wherever You Go (Around the World Supper Club) Author: Monique Mulligan Genre: Fiction Publisher: Pilyara Press Published: 18th September 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 340 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A life-shattering tragedy threatens to tear apart chef Amy Bennet’s marriage. Desperate to save it, she moves with her husband Matt to Blackwood, a country town where… Continue reading Wherever You Go (Around the World Supper Club) by Monique Mulligan