Friday, 21 September 2018
Review: Silver People A Tale From the Panama Canal
The world celebrated a monumental achievement at the opening of the Panama Canal in 1913 when part of the Amazon forest was flooded to mak...
Thursday, 20 September 2018
September Young Adult Fiction New Releases
With spring finally here, grab a book and head outdoors. Spoilt for choice, here's a selection of YA Fiction September new releases: Th...
Meet the Illustrator: Prue Pittock
Describe your illustration style in ten words or less. Naive with a subtle sense of humour. What items are an essential part of you...
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Review: Fox in the Night
This is a unique picture book with a dual narrative designed to teach kids about light and dark, whilst engaging them in a story. Fox w...
Cicada is the latest book from the extraordinarily talented Shaun Tan. It's a multi-layered story for "anyone who has ever felt una...
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Guest Post: Laura Taylor Celebrating World Kid Lit Month
10 More Fabulous Reads from Around the World How are you celebrating World Kid Lit Month? September is a month-long feast of divers...
12 Curly Questions with author Katie Poli
1. Tell us something hardly anyone knows about you I wouldn’t say ‘hardly’, but it is a lesser-known fact that I met my hubby La...
Monday, 17 September 2018
Review: Sophie Johnson: Unicorn Expert
Sophie Johnson: Unicorn Expert is a wonderful and amusing story of a day in the life of Sophie, a self-proclaimed unicorn expert with a c...
Guest Post: Holly Godfree on Students Need School Libraries Launch
Everyone knows that school libraries are vitally important for: ● Connecting students and teachers with high quality literature ...
Sunday, 16 September 2018
Review: Ruby in the Ruins
The end papers are the first to inform that this is a book about WW2. Copies of advertising posters in olive green make you stop and read...
Review: Bob's Blue Period
In the story, Bob the Artist , Marion Deuchars introduced readers to a young self-conscious skinny legged bird who discovers his self-co...
Saturday, 15 September 2018
Review: Spinning Tops and Gumdrops
Spinning Tops and Gumdrops is an historical book which addresses Colonial childhood from 1788 to the early 1900s. The 260 images, s...
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