REVIEW: When Billy was a Dog by Kirsty Murray and illustrated by Karen Blair

Published: 3rd June 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 32 Format: Hardback (borrowed from the library) RRP: $24.99 5/5 Stars If you can't have a puppy, maybe the next best thing is to be a puppy. 'Can I please, please, please have a dog?' asked Billy. 'Would you walk it every day and wash it if it got dirty?' … Continue reading REVIEW: When Billy was a Dog by Kirsty Murray and illustrated by Karen Blair

REVIEW: The Dress Up Box by Patrick Guest and Nathaniel Eckstrom

Published: 1st May 2018 Publisher: Little Hare Books (an imprint of Hardie Grant Egmont) Pages: 32 Format: Hardback picture book (borrowed from library) RRP: $24.99 5/5 Stars The Frolleys have to move from their beloved house at 32 Sunshine Avenue to a place with dripping taps, stinky carpets and ants. But they have brought something … Continue reading REVIEW: The Dress Up Box by Patrick Guest and Nathaniel Eckstrom

CBCA Book Awards: 2019 Shortlist

Book Week is a much-loved tradition in Australian schools, libraries and the publishing industry at large. It's a week-long celebration of the best books aimed at children (young and old), that encourages students, teachers, librarians and booksellers to dress up as their favourite book characters and celebrate the world's best storytellers. The Children Book Council … Continue reading CBCA Book Awards: 2019 Shortlist