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Wonderful Wishes by Kelly Louise Jarris, Rosy Sale

Title: Wonderful Wishes Author: Kelly Louise Jarris, Rosy Sale Genre: Fiction Publisher: InHouse Publishing Published: March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 24 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: From rubber cars to cake eating dinosaurs this delightful tale is designed to take little imaginations on an entertaining journey before bedtime. I cannot thank the illustrator Rosy Sale enough for her creative… Continue reading Wonderful Wishes by Kelly Louise Jarris, Rosy Sale

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My Tooth is Looth by David Campbell

Title: My Tooth is Looth Author: David Campbell Genre: Humour Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st June 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: Billy and Betty Bunny both have a wobbly tooth. But Billy doesn’t want his tooth to fall out! How will he eat? How will he brush his teeth?! Luckily, Betty is… Continue reading My Tooth is Looth by David Campbell

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May 2022 Reading Round-Up

In May, I managed to read 26 books. All were review books, and most were Australian, and twenty-three were  by women. I have almost completed all my chosen challenges – with one category in the Dymocks Reading Challenge and one in the QBD Reading Challenge left. Some reviews are scheduled for June and July as… Continue reading May 2022 Reading Round-Up

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Tasmanian Devil by Claire Saxby and Max Hamilton

Title: Tasmanian Devil Author: Claire Saxby and Max Hamilton Genre: Nature Storybook Publisher: Walker Books Australia Published: 1st June 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: An engaging addition to the Nature Storybooks series, Tasmanian Devil showcases different elements of the habitat, behaviours, and day to day life of one of Australia’s most famous marsupials. In Tasmanian… Continue reading Tasmanian Devil by Claire Saxby and Max Hamilton

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That Cat by Jacqueline Harvey

Title: That Cat Author: Jacqueline Harvey and Kate Isobel Scott Genre: Humour/Poetry Publisher: Puffin Published: 1st March 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 24 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: An utterly delightful rhyming book, purrfect for the whole family. Nothing is quite like a cat. There are brat cats and fat cats, rat cats and mat cats . .… Continue reading That Cat by Jacqueline Harvey

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April 2022 Monthly Wrap Up Post

Aussie Author Reading Challenge: 75/24 End of Year Post: Dymocks Reading Challenge: 24/26 QBD Reading Challenge: 22/24 Goal: 102/150 Australian Women: 64 Australian Men: 13 Australian: 75 Non-Australian: 27 Men: 23 Women: 82 In April, I read 27 books – some quiz books, but mostly review books, and some reviews are still yet to go… Continue reading April 2022 Monthly Wrap Up Post

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March 2022 Reading Round-up

In March I read twenty-one books. Most of them were Australian books, and mostly Australian women. Some are not out yet (at date of posting this), and three were quiz books, so I haven’t reviewed those. I have almost finished my Dymocks and QBD reading challenges. Even though I am well past my level for… Continue reading March 2022 Reading Round-up

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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 Get Ready, Mama! by Sharon Giltrow and Arielle Li

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Whisper on the Wind by Claire Saxby and Jess Racklyeft

Title: Whisper on the Wind Author: Claire Saxby and Jess Racklyeft Genre: Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 1st April 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 24 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: A stunning picture book about separation, connection and reunion from the team behind the glorious Iceberg, renowned picture book creators Claire Saxby and Jess Racklyeft. This is the windthat… Continue reading Whisper on the Wind by Claire Saxby and Jess Racklyeft

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The Love that Grew by Sarah Ayoub

Title: The Love that Grew Author: Sarah Ayoub Genre: Family stories Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 16th March 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 24 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: The perfect book for growing families everywhere ... I thought I could not love another,not a sister, nor a brother.But just like magic, my love then grewwhen I was blessed… Continue reading The Love that Grew by Sarah Ayoub