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Arabella’s Alphabet Adventure by Suzy Zail and Christopher Nielsen

Title: Arabella’s Alphabet Adventure Author: Suzy Zail and Christopher Nielsen Genre: Fiction Publisher: Walker Books Published: 2nd March 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 32 Price: $25.99 Synopsis: A timeless story about an alphabet, a daring adventure and a book who learns she is perfect, just the way she is. “I’m an ABC book and that’s all… Continue reading Arabella’s Alphabet Adventure by Suzy Zail and Christopher Nielsen

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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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Our Country: Ancient Wonders by Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac (Illustrator)

Title: Our Country: Ancient Wonders Author: Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac (Illustrator) Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Walker Books Published: 2nd February 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 40 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: This first book in the Our Country series takes readers on a journey across Australia to marvel at our unique geology and geography. Our home is an… Continue reading Our Country: Ancient Wonders by Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac (Illustrator)

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A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

Title: A Tale Dark and Grimm Author: Adam Gidwitz Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Walker Books/Andersen Press Published: 2nd February 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 208 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: A gruesome but funny retelling of Grimm's terrifying tales. Soon to be a Netflix animated series! Reader: beware. Warlocks with dark spells, hunters with deadly aim, and bakers with… Continue reading A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

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The Tower at the End of Time by Amy Sparkes

Title: The Tower at the End of Time Author: Amy Sparkes Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Walker Books Published: 5th January 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Adventurous, magical and brilliantly funny sequel to The House at the Edge of Magic. Nine and her friends have broken the curse on their marvellous, magical House, and are… Continue reading The Tower at the End of Time by Amy Sparkes

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December 2021 Reading Wrap Up

In December, I read twenty-five books, some of those were books for quiz writing and others were 2022 releases that I decided to read, review and schedule the post for so I don’t fall behind. As a result, these reviews are not included but the books themselves are. I have also completed all my challenges,… Continue reading December 2021 Reading Wrap Up

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The Chime Seekers by Ross Montgomery

Title: The Chime Seekers Author: Ross Montgomery Genre: Magical Realism Publisher: Walker Books Published: 3rd November 2021 Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: From the Costa-shortlisted and critically acclaimed author of the bestselling The Midnight Guardians comes a middle-grade fantasy adventure about siblings, courage and the magic that hides in the cracks. Step into a world… Continue reading The Chime Seekers by Ross Montgomery

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October Wrap Up 2021

Whilst a quieter month reading and work wise, October felt busier as we opened again, and as some of the books I read were a little longer or came later than usual for publication day reviews. At least ten of the books I read were by Australian authors, and I still need to complete the… Continue reading October Wrap Up 2021

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Frindleswylde by Natalia and Laura O’Hara

Title: Frindleswylde Author: Natalia and Laura O’Hara Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Walker Books Published: 3rd November 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 40 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Can you feel a tremble in the wind? The sun grows pale. The wild things hide. Frindleswylde is coming! A beautiful gift picture book for Christmas. When the mysterious boy Frindleswylde enters Cora… Continue reading Frindleswylde by Natalia and Laura O’Hara

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The Beatryce Prophecy by Kate DiCamillo

Title: The Beatryce Prophecy Author: Kate DiCamillo Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Walker Books Published: 6th October 2021 Format: Hardcover Pages: 256 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: A magical medieval tale from two masters, Newbery Medal-winning Kate DiCamillo and Caldecott Medal-winning Sophie Blackall – a fantastical meditation on fate, love and the power of words to spell the… Continue reading The Beatryce Prophecy by Kate DiCamillo