Title: Meet Sam at the Mangrove Creek Author: Paul Seden and Brenton McKenna Genre: Fiction Publisher: Puffin Published: 2nd July 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 64 Price: $12.99 Synopsis: Aussie Kids is an exciting new series for emerging readers 6-8 years. From a NSW Zoo to a Victorian lighthouse, or an outback sheep farm in WA… Continue reading Aussie Kids: Meet Sam at the Mangrove Creek by Paul Seden and Brenton McKenna
Title: On A Barbarous Coast Author: Craig Cormick and Harold Ludwick Genre: Speculative Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 2nd June 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: On a Barbarous Coast is an alternative retelling of Captain James Cook's story co-written by Craig Cormick and Harold Ludwick in the tradition of imagined… Continue reading On A Barbarous Coast by Craig Cormick and Harold Ludwick
Title: Hey Brother Author: Jarrah Dundler Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 1st August 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A genuine and compellingly portrayed family drama of a tough kid from rural Australia. Before leaving for war in Afghanistan, Shaun Black gives his little brother Trysten a mission of his… Continue reading Hey Brother by Jarrah Dundler
Title: My Girragundji - 20th Anniversary Edition Author: Meme McDonald and Boori Monty Prior Genre: Children's Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 23rd May 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 96 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: The 20th anniversary edition of the award-winning, much loved story that tells how a little tree frog helps a boy find the courage… Continue reading My Girragundji by Meme McDonald and Boori Monty Prior
Title: Grandpa, Me and Poetry Author: Sally Morgan, illustrated by Craig Smith Genre: Children's Fiction Publisher: Omnibus/Scholastic Published: 1st May, 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 52 Price: $9.99 Synopsis: Melly likes poems that rhyme with words like frog, bog, doggedy-dog. And when the school holds a poetry competition, Melly has her eye on the prize, with… Continue reading Grandpa, Me and Poetry by Sally Morgan, Illustrated by Craig Smith
In my fifth Book Bingo post for the year, I can report that I have a BINGO! The final row going down, row five, is complete, with three out of the five squares being filled with Australian Women Writers. The text version of the row is below: Row #5 (Down) - BINGO A Foreign Translated… Continue reading Book Bingo Five – A foreign translated novel, a novel with a yellow cover, a novel by an Australian man, a funny book, a memoir and a non-fiction book.