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The Summer We Turned Green by William Sutcliffe

Title: The Summer We Turned Green Author: William Sutcliffe Genre: Contemporary, Climate Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 28th September 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: It's the summer holidays, and thirteen-year-old Luke has just had his life turned upside down. First his older sister Rose moved 'across the road' – where a community of… Continue reading The Summer We Turned Green by William Sutcliffe

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Move that Mountain by Kate and Jol Temple, illustrated by Terri Rose Baynton

Title: Move that Mountain Author: Kate and Jol Temple, illustrated by Terri Rose Baynton Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Press Australia Published: 1st April 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: From the award-winning creators of Room on Our Rock Read this clever book front-to-back, then back-to-front to see both sides of the storyA beautiful… Continue reading Move that Mountain by Kate and Jol Temple, illustrated by Terri Rose Baynton

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March 2021 Round Up

https://ashleighmeikle.com.au/2021/03/11/firewatcher-3-vigil-by-kelly-gardiner/ In March 2021, I managed to read 21 books, despite being away for the first ten days of the month for a wedding. Most were by Australian authors – 17 out of 21, and 14 were by Australian Women. I also completed my Aussie Author Challenge this month, and decided to extend to the… Continue reading March 2021 Round Up

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The Plastic Throne by Amani Uduman and Kera Bruton

Title: The Plastic Throne Author: Amani Uduman and Kera Bruton Genre: Fiction Publisher: MidnightSun Publishing Published: 1st March 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: Denver flushes all kinds of things down the toilet but never stops to think about what happens to them once they are gone. One night, while he sleeps, the… Continue reading The Plastic Throne by Amani Uduman and Kera Bruton

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Book Bingo Wrap Up Post

  This year, I participated in Book Bingo again with Theresa Smith Writes, and Mrs B’s Book Reviews. This year, we took a different approach – twelve squares, one a month, on the second Saturday of each month. The categories were also fairly open – giving us scope to interpret them as we saw fit… Continue reading Book Bingo Wrap Up Post

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Book Bingo 2020 Eleven About the environment

Wow, it’s November, and I’m onto my second last square for this year’s book bingo with Theresa and Amanda, my book bingo buddies! My second last square is about the environment – and I wrote this post back in May when I read the book, in my attempt to keep on top of everything as… Continue reading Book Bingo 2020 Eleven About the environment

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Eco Rangers: Wildfire Rescue by Candice Lemon-Scott

Title: Eco Rangers: Wildfire Rescue Author: Candice Lemon-Scott Genre: Fiction Publisher: New Frontier Publishing Published: 1st January 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 100 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: There’s been a devastating wildfire in the bushland and Ebony and Jay, our Eco Rangers, are doing their best to find injured animals. As they rescue a cute little possum… Continue reading Eco Rangers: Wildfire Rescue by Candice Lemon-Scott

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Eco Rangers: Microbat Mayhem by Candice Lemon-Scott

Title: Eco Rangers: Microbat Mayhem Author: Candice Lemon-Scott Genre: Fiction Publisher: New Frontier Publishing Published: 1st June 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 100 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: The Eco Rangers, Ebony and Jay, are having so much fun at the local adventure park. But when they find two abandoned baby bats, they rescue them right away. Then… Continue reading Eco Rangers: Microbat Mayhem by Candice Lemon-Scott

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The Power of Positive Pranking by Nat Amoore

Title: The Power of Positive Pranking Author: Nat Amoore Genre: Fiction Publisher: Puffin Published: 2nd June 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Green Peas is our name and pranking’s our game! A symphony of alarm clocks at assembly? Yep, that was us. A stampede of fluffy guinea pigs? That’s next on our agenda.… Continue reading The Power of Positive Pranking by Nat Amoore

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The Giant and the Sea by Trent Jamieson, Rovina Cai (Illutrator)

Title: The Giant and the Sea Author: Trent Jamieson, Rovina Cai (Illutrator) Genre: Fiction, Eco-themes Publisher: Hachette/Lothian Children’s Books Published: 26th May 2020 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: A stunningly beautiful and powerful take on climate change, standing up for what you believe in, and the power of hope. With lyrical text by… Continue reading The Giant and the Sea by Trent Jamieson, Rovina Cai (Illutrator)