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Blog Tour: Get Ready, Mama! by Sharon Giltrow and Arielle Li

Title: Get Ready, Mama! Author: Sharon Giltrow and Arielle Li Genre: Fiction Publisher: EK Books Published: 1st April 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: Even the most reluctant risers will find the fun in the morning routine with this lively role-reversal story about a mama who just doesn’t want to get ready! Getting… Continue reading Blog Tour: Get Ready, Mama! by Sharon Giltrow and Arielle Li

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Talking History: 150 Years of Speakers and Speeches by Joan Haig and Joan Lennon

Title: Talking History: 150 Years of Speakers and Speeches Author: Joan Haig and Joan Lennon Genre: History/Non-Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 15th February 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 80 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: 150 years of world-changing speeches A contemporary introduction to speeches that have changed the world.From Abraham Lincoln to Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Nelson Mandela to… Continue reading Talking History: 150 Years of Speakers and Speeches by Joan Haig and Joan Lennon

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The Unfunny Bunny by Adrian Beck and James Hart

Title: The Unfunny Bunny Author: Adrian Beck and James Hart Genre: Easter stories Publisher: Penguin Random House/Puffin Published: 1st March 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 24 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: A most EGG-cellent Easter story by Adrian Beck and James Hart that will have the whole family laughing out loud. ’Twas the night before EASTERWhen I spotted… Continue reading The Unfunny Bunny by Adrian Beck and James Hart

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Little Wombat’s Easter Surprise by Charles Fuge

Title: Little Wombat’s Easter Surprise Author: Charles Fuge Genre: Fiction Publisher: Walker Books Australia Published: 16th February 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 28 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: A Little Wombat story about sharing, new friends, and of course, Easter eggs. Little Wombat is busy collecting eggs on his Easter hunt when he sees Rabbit hop by wearing… Continue reading Little Wombat’s Easter Surprise by Charles Fuge

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Rosie the Rhinoceros by Jimmy Barnes

Title: Rosie the Rhinoceros Author: Jimmy Barnes Genre: Fiction Publisher: Harper Collins Published: 29th September 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: From the award-winning author and rock legend Jimmy Barnes and critically acclaimed illustrator Matt Shanks comes a book about the joy of being yourself. Who is Rosie? Is she a fun-loving rhinoceros… Continue reading Rosie the Rhinoceros by Jimmy Barnes

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Blog Tour: Home by Karen Hendriks

Title: Home Author: Karen Hendriks Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Daisy Lane Publishing Published: 20th June 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 38 Price: $18.95 Synopsis: War ends, yet its dark shadow remains, a family is forced to flee their home. As they journey through hunger, long cold nights and homelessness, a heart locket whispers words of hope.… Continue reading Blog Tour: Home by Karen Hendriks

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Happy Hoppy Home by Tull Suwannakit

Title: Happy Hoppy Home Author: Tull Suwannakit Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st August 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 24 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Ages 3+ ·  A sweet story about finding the right house . . . the perfect home might be closer than you think!·  Delightful text paired with captivating, heart- warming illustrations·  Perfect… Continue reading Happy Hoppy Home by Tull Suwannakit

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The Colour of Music by Lisa Tiffen, illustrated by Matt Ottley

Title: The Colour of Music Author: Lisa Tiffen, illustrated by Matt Ottley Genre: Fiction Publisher: MidnightSun Publishing Published: June 2021 Format: Hardback Pages: 32 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Molly can see the music. Colours flash brilliantly as she listens. The music takes her on a journey into places filled with colour, revealing connections between music, emotions,… Continue reading The Colour of Music by Lisa Tiffen, illustrated by Matt Ottley

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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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Bedtime is Boring by David Campbell and Daron Parton

Title: Bedtime is Boring Author: David Campbell and Daron Parton Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: March 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Second picture book, and hilarious sequel to Stupid Carrots, written by well-known TV presenter and performer, David Campbell! Billy Bunny REALLY doesn’t want to go to bed. He’s far too… Continue reading Bedtime is Boring by David Campbell and Daron Parton