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What Zola did on Saturday by Melina Marchetta, illustrated by Deb Hudson

Title: What Zola did on Saturday Author: Melina Marchetta Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Puffin Published: 1st June 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 96 Price: $12.99 Synopsis: From the author of Looking for Alibrandi comes this gorgeous series to engage and entertain newly independent young readers. A wonderful children’s series celebrating community, friendship and kindness from the bestselling author of Looking… Continue reading What Zola did on Saturday by Melina Marchetta, illustrated by Deb Hudson

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What Zola did on Friday by Author: Melina Marchetta, illustrated by Deb Hudson

Title: What Zola did on Friday Author: Melina Marchetta, illustrated by Deb Hudson Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Puffin Published: 30th March 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 96 Price: $12.99 Synopsis: From the author of Looking for Alibrandi comes this gorgeous series to engage and entertain newly independent young readers. A wonderful children’s series celebrating community, friendship and kindness from… Continue reading What Zola did on Friday by Author: Melina Marchetta, illustrated by Deb Hudson

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Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge Completed

Another challenge completed! I completed this one a few weeks ago, and my original post about it is here. This was the build your own challenge from lists of prompts from previous iterations of this challenge and I have to say, it was a really good one as there was a lot less pressure to… Continue reading Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge Completed

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Zoo Crew #1 by Author: Guy Edmonds and Matt Zeremes, illustrated by Peter William Popple

Title: Zoo Crew #1 Author: Guy Edmonds and Matt Zeremes, illustrated by Peter William Popple Genre: Humour Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st September 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Age 6 +. A zany, ALL-NEW junior fiction comedy series from Emmy Kids Award-winning TV writers Matt Zeremes and Guy Edmonds. Hilarious stories about… Continue reading Zoo Crew #1 by Author: Guy Edmonds and Matt Zeremes, illustrated by Peter William Popple

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Monkey’s Big Adventures: Afloat in Venice by Tina Wilson

Title: Monkey’s Big Adventures: Afloat in Venice Author: Tina Wilson Genre: Travel, Friendship, Adventure Publisher: One Tentacle Publishing Published: 1st September 2021 Format: Hardcover and Audio Pages: 40 Price: $27.95 Synopsis: ABOUT THE SERIES Imaginative, nostalgic and quirky, the Monkey’s Great Adventures series, with bespoke hand-knitted toys, is beautifully photographed in locations around the world… Continue reading Monkey’s Big Adventures: Afloat in Venice by Tina Wilson

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Coco and the Bee by Laura Bunting, illustrated by Nicky Johnston

Title: Coco and the Bee Author: Laura Bunting, illustrated by Nicky Johnston Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st September 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 48 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Book three in a delightful new series by Laura Bunting, in stunning large format hardback, embossed. Irresistible and adorable illustrations by Nicky Johnston. Destined to be every… Continue reading Coco and the Bee by Laura Bunting, illustrated by Nicky Johnston

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Lola Out Loud: The Recipe for Disaster by Shannan and Tayla Stedman

Title: Lola Out Loud: The Recipe for Disaster Author: Shannan and Tayla Stedman Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st September 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: The second book in the brand new, exciting series. Funny, fresh fiction with characters that leap off the page. Perfect for reluctant readers. “Highly recommended”, ReadPlus… Continue reading Lola Out Loud: The Recipe for Disaster by Shannan and Tayla Stedman

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The Raven Heir by Stephanie Burgis

Title: The Raven Heir Author: Stephanie Burgis Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books Published: 31st August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Cordelia and her triplets Rosalind and Giles have lived safely in the castle at the centre of the forest all their lives, protected by the spells their mother has woven. The… Continue reading The Raven Heir by Stephanie Burgis

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Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche by Nancy Springer

Title: Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche Author: Nancy Springer Genre: Historical Fiction, Crime Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 31st August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Enola Holmes is back! Nancy Springer's internationally bestselling series and breakout Netflix sensation returns to beguile readers in Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche. Enola Holmes is… Continue reading Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche by Nancy Springer

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Michaela Mason’s Big List of Camp Worries by Alexa Moses

Title: Michaela Mason’s Big List of Camp Worries Author: Alexa Moses Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st August 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: I’m not good at CAMP. In fact, CAMP involves a gazillion horrible things I’m bad at or scared of. But trying to explain why I’m scared of CAMP… Continue reading Michaela Mason’s Big List of Camp Worries by Alexa Moses