Thursday, 23 November 2017
Bookish Places: Winnie the Pooh Country
The Kids' Book Review Bookish Places posts are a chance to celebrate museums, galleries and other places with a connection to children&...
Review: Katinka's Tail
From the wonderful Judith Kerr comes another delightful tale about a very special tail! I’ve been a fan of Judith Kerr for many years and ...
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Junior Review: Dragonfly Song
We reviewed Dragonfly Song back in July last year, however as a final farewell review from our former junior reviewer, Layla Ahern, and...
Empowering, inspiring and informative, Girlish is a book every young girl needs to read. It’s basically a personal workbook about wha...
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Review: Merry Everything
Confession time: I have never been a big fan of Christmas. I love the idea of it but, truth be told, my tree is always lopsided, my ginge...
12 Curly Questions with author Paul Whitfield
1. Tell us something hardly anyone knows about you. I am still a little afraid of the dark. That’s kind of embarrassing at my age. 2. ...
Monday, 20 November 2017
Announcement: New Reviewer Pat Simmons
I have had the pleasure of rumbling in the same literary jungles as Pat Simmons for some years now. She is a deft hand at poetry and wiel...
Review: A World Full of Animal Stories: 50 Folktales and Legends
A World Full of Animal Stories: 50 Folktales and Legends is a beautiful book. Kate McAllister has compiled stories from cultures aroun...
Sunday, 19 November 2017
Guest Post: Nova Weetman on The Secrets We Share
Nova Weetman on why she wrote The Secrets We Share Last year my middle grade book, The Secrets We Keep was published. At the time ...
Review: Five Little Speckled Frogs
One of my all time favourite counting-down rhyming songs, Five Little Speckled Frogs, is now a board book. This version of Five Littl...
Saturday, 18 November 2017
Review: A Little Fairy Book: Kitty (book 1) and Trixy (book 2)
A cute lift-the-flap fairy door on the front cover of each of these books beckons children into a magical world of fairies. And what a sw...
Review: Little Witch Secrets and Spells (Book 1) and Hauntings and Hexes (Book 2)
Courtney Little is a fairly average 12-year-old girl… until she discovers she’s a witch! The Little Witch series by Australian author ...
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