REVIEW: The Bench by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex & illustrated by Christian Robinson

Published: 18th June 2021 Publisher: Puffin (imprint of Penguin Random House) Pages: 40 Format: Hardback Picture book (courtesy of Penguin Random House) RRP: $24.99 3.5/5 Stars This is your benchWhere you'll witness great joy.From here you will restSee the growth of our boy. In The Bench, Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, touchingly captures the evolving and … Continue reading REVIEW: The Bench by Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex & illustrated by Christian Robinson

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: The Hospital Dog by Julia Donaldson and Sara Ogilvie

              Published:  24th November 2020 Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books (imprint of Pan Macmillan) Pages: 32 Format: Hardback Picture Book (borrowed from the Library) RRP: $26.99 4/5 Stars Here is a dog, a Dalmatian called Dot, Is she quite ordinary? NO, SHE’S NOT! After their breakfast and a swim in … Continue reading Picture Perfect Saturday Review: The Hospital Dog by Julia Donaldson and Sara Ogilvie

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

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: Rocky and Louie by Phil Walleystack, Raweyn Caisley and Dub Leffler

Published: 28th April 2020 Publisher: Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House Australia Pages:  32 Format: Hardback picture book (courtesy of the publisher for review) RRP: $24.99 4/5 Stars  Louie's big brother, Rocky, has big dreams and wants to chase them. But Louie doesn't want him to forget where he belongs . . . A heartfelt … Continue reading REVIEW: Rocky and Louie by Phil Walleystack, Raweyn Caisley and Dub Leffler

REVIEW: Dear Grandpa by Kate Simpson & Illustrated by Ronojoy Ghosh

Published: 5th August 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 32 Format: Hardback picture book (borrowed from the library) RRP:$24.99 5/5 Stars A picture book about the special relationship between a boy and his grandfather, who stay close even when they are separated by distance. Grandpa, did you know that if you rub a needle with … Continue reading REVIEW: Dear Grandpa by Kate Simpson & Illustrated by Ronojoy Ghosh