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A-Z of Australian Animals by Jennifer Cossins

Title: A-Z of Australian Animals Author: Jennifer Cossins Genre: Non-Fiction Publisher: Hachette/Lothian Published: 23rd February 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 64 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: A beautifully illustrated anthology of 26 of Australia's most fascinating animals from CBCA Honour Book author/illustrator Jennifer Cossins. From the award-winning creator of A-Z OF ENDANGERED ANIMALS comes a stunning non-fiction picture… Continue reading A-Z of Australian Animals by Jennifer Cossins

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Ouch: Tales of Gravity by Kate Simpson and Andy Hardiman

Title: Ouch: Tales of Gravity Author: Kate Simpson and Andy Hardiman Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 1st February 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: Kate Simpson is a children’s author, the co-host of children's book podcast One More Page, and a mum – so she certainly knows how to keep things… Continue reading Ouch: Tales of Gravity by Kate Simpson and Andy Hardiman

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Princess Benjamina has a Very Cheeky Bum by Claire Hooper

Title: Princess Benjamina has a Very Cheeky Bum Author: Claire Hooper Genre: Fiction Publisher: Albert Street Publishing/Allen and Unwin Published: 30th March 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: When you are trying to find your inner voice, sometimes you need to look behind you! This delightful tale, bursting with humour, proves that behind… Continue reading Princess Benjamina has a Very Cheeky Bum by Claire Hooper

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February 2021 Round-up

February’s reading leaped considerably to thirty books read that month for blogging and blog tours, and a couple that I read for myself. I’m yet to start back working as a quiz writer, but I also review for Scholastic, so several of these books were for that. Most were by Australian authors, and about 27… Continue reading February 2021 Round-up

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The Wind and the Mouse/Mouse and the Egg by Michelle Worthington and Adyna Ferre

Title: The Wind and the Mouse/Mouse and the Egg Author: Michelle Worthington and Adyna Ferre Genre: Fiction, Publisher: Daisy Lane Publishing Published: March 2021 Format: Paperback (The Mouse and the Egg), Hardcover (The Wind and the Mouse) Pages: 32 Price: $24.95 Synopsis: Gentle, sensory friendly stories empowering children with values including empathy, kindness, friendship and… Continue reading The Wind and the Mouse/Mouse and the Egg by Michelle Worthington and Adyna Ferre

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Billings Better Bookstore and Brasserie by Fin J Ross

Title: Billings Better Bookstore and Brasserie Author: Fin J Ross Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction Publisher: Clan Destine Press Published: 29th June 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 278 Price: $29.95 Synopsis: Young Fidelia Knight arrives in Melbourne in 1874, alone except for her treasured companion, Samuel Johnson; well, half of him. To escape servitude, Fidelia hides… Continue reading Billings Better Bookstore and Brasserie by Fin J Ross

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The Schoolmaster’s Daughter by Jackie French

Title: The Schoolmaster’s Daughter Author: Jackie French Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 18th May 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Drawing on her own family history, this is a story from Jackie French about education in Colonial Australia - and how women once had to fight for their right to it.… Continue reading The Schoolmaster’s Daughter by Jackie French