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The Good Hawk by Joseph Elliott

Title: The Good Hawk Author: Joseph Elliott Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Walker Books Australia Published: 1st February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: A rich fantasy adventure trilogy, full of warring clans, deadly shadows and devastating plagues... If everything was taken from you, what would you do to get it back? Agatha patrols the sea… Continue reading The Good Hawk by Joseph Elliott

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Book Bingo Wrap Up Post

  This year, I participated in Book Bingo again with Theresa Smith Writes, and Mrs B’s Book Reviews. This year, we took a different approach – twelve squares, one a month, on the second Saturday of each month. The categories were also fairly open – giving us scope to interpret them as we saw fit… Continue reading Book Bingo Wrap Up Post

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When This Bell Rings by Allison Rushby

Title: When This Bell Rings Author: Allison Rushby Genre: Mystery, fantasy Publisher: Walker Books Published: 2nd September 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: What if you could get inside the world of your favourite books? No, really inside them . . . In London's Belgravia, Tamsin lives next door to Edie St Clair, famous author… Continue reading When This Bell Rings by Allison Rushby

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Glassheart by Katharine Orton

Title: Glassheart Author: Katharine Orton Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy Publisher: Walker Books Australia Published: 5th November 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: An enchanting magical adventure set in the wild moors of Dartmoor – the second middle-grade novel from the bestselling Katharine Orton. Through the glass, the magic is waiting... Nona and her uncle… Continue reading Glassheart by Katharine Orton

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Zombierella by Joseph Coelho and illustrated by Freya Hartas

Title: Fairy Tales Gone Bad: Zombierella Author: Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Freya Hartas Genre: Fantasy, Humour Publisher: Walker Books Published: 2nd September 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: The first in a funny, deliciously dark, three-part series of twisted classics, written in verse by award-winning poet Joseph Coelho and illustrated by Freya Hartas.… Continue reading Zombierella by Joseph Coelho and illustrated by Freya Hartas

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The Wolves of Greycoat Hall by Lucinda Gifford

Title: The Wolves of Greycoat Hall Author: Lucinda Gifford Genre: Fiction Publisher: Walker Books Australia Published: 2nd September 2020 Format: Hardcover Pages: 224 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: A deliciously funny tale, with equally amusing illustrations, about being judged for what, rather than who, you are. When Boris and his parents learn that Scotland is re-introducing wolves,… Continue reading The Wolves of Greycoat Hall by Lucinda Gifford

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The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

Title: The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea Author: Maggie Tokuda-Hall Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Walker Books Published:    2nd September 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: In a world divided by colonialism and threaded with magic, a desperate orphan turned pirate and a rebellious imperial lady find a connection on the high seas.… Continue reading The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

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The Adventures of Princess Peony by Nette Hilton, illustrated by Lucinda Gifford

Title: The Adventures of Princess Peony Author: Nette Hilton, illustrated by Lucinda Gifford Genre: Fiction Publisher: Walker Books Published: 1st August 2020 Format: Paperback Pages:144 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Princess Peony stars here in her first two adventures, reminding young readers why her princess credentials are as strong as they ever were. The Adventures of Princess… Continue reading The Adventures of Princess Peony by Nette Hilton, illustrated by Lucinda Gifford

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The Mummy Smugglers of Crumblin Castle by Pamela Rushby, Nellé May Pierce (Illustrator)

Title: The Mummy Smugglers of Crumblin Castle Author: Pamela Rushby, Nellé May Pierce (Illustrator) Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Walker Books Published: 1st July 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: A crumbling castle, a moat full of crocodiles, a catastrophe of kittens, and let’s not forget the villains and the mummies! This rambunctious story… Continue reading The Mummy Smugglers of Crumblin Castle by Pamela Rushby, Nellé May Pierce (Illustrator)

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Roxy and Jones: The Great Fairy Tale Cover Up by Angela Woolfe

Title: Roxy and Jones: The Great Fairy Tale Cover Up Author: Angela Woolfe Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Walker Books Published: 1st July 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: A hilarious modern fairy-tale mash-up set in a world in which witches are real, magic is real and fairy tales are not only real ... but… Continue reading Roxy and Jones: The Great Fairy Tale Cover Up by Angela Woolfe