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Bush Magic by Kylie Howarth

Title: Bush Magic Author: Kylie Howarth Genre: Fiction Publisher: Walker Books Published: 3rd May 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $25.99 Synopsis: This delightful story is about the power of imagination, appreciating the natural world and spending quality time with the ones you love. Jarrah and Grandpa love spending time together exploring the bush around… Continue reading Bush Magic by Kylie Howarth

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Australian Reads: May Gibbs and The Gumnut Babies.

The first in what I hope will be a series and ongoing theme about Australian books and literature since┬ácolonial times, as well as recent literature, and the bush poets that have shaped what it means to be Australian, this post on May Gibbs and the Gumnut Babies is my introduction to this project. I will… Continue reading Australian Reads: May Gibbs and The Gumnut Babies.

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The Girl from Snowy River by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #2)

Title: The Girl From Snowy River (Matilda Saga #2) Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 1 December 2012 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: The year is 1919. Thirty years have passed since the man from Snowy River made his famous ride. But World War I still casts its shadow across… Continue reading The Girl from Snowy River by Jackie French (Matilda Saga #2)