REVIEW: Promised Land by Adam Reynolds & Chaz Harris, Illustrated by Christine Luiten & Bo Moore

  Published: 14th February 2017 Publisher: Self Published via Kickstarter campaign Pages: 37 Format: Hardcover Picture book (Borrowed from a friend) RRP: $30 (Hardback)/ $9.99 (ebook) 5/5 Stars When a young Prince and a farm boy meet in the forest, a growing friendship between them blossoms into love. However, when the Queen re-marries, her sinister … Continue reading REVIEW: Promised Land by Adam Reynolds & Chaz Harris, Illustrated by Christine Luiten & Bo Moore

Picture Perfect Saturday REVIEW: Walking Your Human by Liz Ledden & Gabriella Petruso

              Published: 1st February 2021 Publisher: Larrkin House, an Imprint of Learning Discovery PTY LTD Pages: 32 Format: Hardback picture book (borrowed from the library) RRP: $24.99 5/5 Stars Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking? It turns out they know just what humans want – to … Continue reading Picture Perfect Saturday REVIEW: Walking Your Human by Liz Ledden & Gabriella Petruso

REVIEW: When We Say Black Lives Matter by Maxine Beneba Clarke

Published: 24th November 2020 Publisher: Lothian Children's Book, Imprint of Hachette Pages: 32 Format: Hardback Picture Book (borrowed from the Library) RRP: $26.99 5/5 Stars A vital and timely picture book from the prize-winning and bestselling Australian author Maxine Beneba Clarke Little one, when we say Black Lives Matter, we're saying black people are wonderful-strong. … Continue reading REVIEW: When We Say Black Lives Matter by Maxine Beneba Clarke

BLOGMAS Day 20: Favourite Picture Books featuring Amy from Lost In A Good Book

Today for Blogmas I’m teaming up with Amy from Lost In A Good Book to talk about our top five favourite picture books. Amy runs an awesome book blog (so make sure you check it out) talking about a wide range of books across almost every genre and age group. Amy is also a qualified … Continue reading BLOGMAS Day 20: Favourite Picture Books featuring Amy from Lost In A Good Book

REVIEW: Moon’s First Friends: One Giant Leap for Friendship by Susanna Leonard Hill and illustrated by Elisa Paganelli

Published: 15th May 2019 Publisher: Sourcebooks Pages: 40 Format: Hardback picture book (borrowed from the library RRP: $24.99 3.5/5 Stars From high up in the sky, the Moon has spent her whole life watching Earth and hoping for someone to visit. Dinosaurs roam, pyramids are built, and boats are made, but still no one comes. … Continue reading REVIEW: Moon’s First Friends: One Giant Leap for Friendship by Susanna Leonard Hill and illustrated by Elisa Paganelli

REVIEW: Hound The Detective by Kimberly Andrews

Published: 4th August 2020 Publisher: Puffin Books; the children's imprint of Penguin Random House New Zealand Pages: 32 Format: Softcover picture book (Courtesy of the publisher. Opinions are all my own). RRP: $17.99 4/5 Stars  Meet Hound, a brilliant detective who ALWAYS solves his case. But this latest trail of clues has him perplexed - could it be … Continue reading REVIEW: Hound The Detective by Kimberly Andrews

REVIEW: The Hockey Sweater & Other Stories by Roch Carrier & Translated by Sheila Fischman

Published: 1st January 1979 Publisher: A List Pages: 152 Format: Ebook (purchased) RRP: $14.44 3.5/5 Stars The Hockey Sweater, the title story in this 20-story collection, has become an enduring classic: a Quebec boy and Habs fan is shipped a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater by mistake. It encapsulates everything you need to understand French and English Canada, told with … Continue reading REVIEW: The Hockey Sweater & Other Stories by Roch Carrier & Translated by Sheila Fischman

REVIEW: Bluey My Dad Is Awsome (Father’s Day Book)

  Published: 4th August 2020 Publisher: Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House Australia Pages: 48 Format: Small Hardback/Paper pages) (ARC supplied by the publisher for review. All opinions are my own). RRP: $16.99 4/5 Stars Based on the hit ABC KIDS TV show! Everyone loves Bandit, especially Bluey and Bingo! Find out what makes this true … Continue reading REVIEW: Bluey My Dad Is Awsome (Father’s Day Book)