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Pet Sitters: Glitter Jitters by Ella Shine

Title: Pet Sitters: Glitter Jitters Author: Ella Shine Genre: Fiction Publisher: Puddle Dog Press Published: November 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 60 Price: $12.99 Synopsis: Two pet sitters. One talking cat. What could possibly go wrong? Cassie and Lina think Bella the bearded dragon is SO beautiful. Gus is not so sure, and he’s determined to… Continue reading Pet Sitters: Glitter Jitters by Ella Shine

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Pet Sitters: Tony Takes Off by Ella Shine

Title: Pet Sitters: Tony Takes Off Author: Ella Shine Genre: Fiction Publisher: Puddle Dog Press Published: 1st November 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 60 Price: $12.99 Synopsis: Two pet sitters. One talking cat. What could possibly go wrong? ‘No chaos! And no emergencies!’ says Mum when Cassie and Lina pet sit again.But Tony the miniature pony… Continue reading Pet Sitters: Tony Takes Off by Ella Shine

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Pet Sitters: Purple Panic by Ella Shine

Title: Pet Sitters: Purple Panic Author: Ella Shine Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Puddle Dog Press Published: November 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 60 Price: $12.99 Synopsis: Two pet sitters. One talking cat. What could possibly go wrong? Princess Gina’s owner is very fussy but Cassie and Lina think they’ll be able to care for her guinea… Continue reading Pet Sitters: Purple Panic by Ella Shine

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I Really Want a Pet by Jackie Hosking

Title: I Really Want a Pet Author: Jackie Hosking Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st May 2021 Format: Hardback Pages: 24 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: A sweet and funny picture book about how to get the pet you want. ·  Playful rhyming verses with fun illustrations by Shane McGowan.·  This little girl wants a pet.… Continue reading I Really Want a Pet by Jackie Hosking

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PAWS by Kate Foster

Title: PAWS Author: Kate Foster Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Publisher: Walker Books Australia Published: 7th April 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: At home, Alex’s best friend is Kevin the cockapoo, although what he wants most of all is a friend at school. But that is harder than he ever expected. A touching story… Continue reading PAWS by Kate Foster

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Book Bingo 13 – a book with non-human characters

Book bingo Saturday again - round two, post thirteen of the year for the challenge. To mark off the non-human characters square, I have gone to a book I wrote a quiz for as part of my quiz writer job with Scholastic that fits the category of a book with non-human characters: A book with… Continue reading Book Bingo 13 – a book with non-human characters