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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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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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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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Pre-release review: What Lies Beneath Us by Kirsty Ferguson

Title: What Lies Beneath Us Author: Kirsty Ferguson Genre: Crime/Mystery Publisher: Elephant Tree Publishing Published: 22nd February 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 286 Price: $20.00 Synopsis: Jessica James had the perfect life. She had a good job, supportive friends, and her husband Geoff and her son Jack both adored her. Everything changed the moment she found… Continue reading Pre-release review: What Lies Beneath Us by Kirsty Ferguson

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The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

Title: The Psychology of Time Travel Author: Kate Mascarenhas Genre: Science Fiction/Crime Publisher: HarperCollins Australia/Head of Zeus Published: 1st August 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A time travel murder mystery, set in a female-centric alternate world. A time travel murder mystery from a brilliantly original new voice. Perfect for readers of Naomi… Continue reading The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

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Hey Brother by Jarrah Dundler

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

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P is for Pearl by Eliza Henry Jones

Title: P is for Pearl Author: Eliza Henry Jones Genre: Young Adult, Literary Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 19th of February 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: A POIGNANT READ BURSTING WITH HEARTACHE, GRIEF AND SMALL-TOWN FAMILY SECRETS THAT WILL DRAW YOU IN UNTIL THE FINAL PAGE' - Gabrielle Tozer, award-winning author of The Intern, Faking… Continue reading P is for Pearl by Eliza Henry Jones