BOOK REVIEW: The All New Must Have Orange 430

The All New Must Have Orange 430, Michael Speechley (author/illus.), Penguin Random House, 2018 Synopsis: Harvey owned a heap of stuff, but could always use more. The ORANGE 430 was the latest and the greatest. Harvey wasn’t sure what it did, but he had to have it! A cheeky picture book for anyone who’s bought READ MORE

Review: Reece Give Me Some Peace! by Sonia Bestulic and Nancy Bevington

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day3 You’ll be just as blown away by this exuberant book as we were! Check out our thoughts on Reece Give Me Some Peace! 🎼🥁🎼 Reece Give Me Some Peace!, Sonia Bestulic (author), Nancy Bevington (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, September 2018. Blurb: A fun-loving book about the wonderful world of music and READ MORE

Review: Cinnamon Stevens – Ghost Light by Pauline Hosking

Review: Cinnamon Stevens – Ghost Light, Pauline Hosking (author), Lilly Pilly Publishing, 2018. Blurb: Welcome to Cinnamon’s second adventure. Her first was Cinnamon Stevens – Crime Buster. A haunted theatre? A smashed-up grave? Twelve year old sleuth Cinnamon is ready to solve these spooky mysteries. Or is she?   Cinnamon Stevens; an intriguing character with READ MORE

Book Review: The Greatest Magician in the World

The Greatest Magician in the World, Matt Edmondson (author), Garry Parsons (illus.), Pan Macmillan, 2017 Synopsis: A showstopping quirky gift book for budding magicians, filled with mind-blowing removable magic tricks. Prepare to be amazed! Elliot is mad about magic. Completely and utterly mad. It’s all he talks about, all he thinks about, and even all READ MORE

Review: Ori’s Clean-Up by Anne Helen Donnelly

#OrisCleanUp #BlogTour #BooksOnTour #Day2 Thanks for joining in on this blog tour with a very important message at heart. 🐙🐬🐡🐟🐠 Blurb: Ori the Octopus and his friends have left their rubbish everywhere. They tidy up, but it doesn’t work. To keep their home clean and healthy, they need to do something different, something better. Endorsed READ MORE

Animal Antics – Little Pink Dog Picture Book Reviews

I was fortunate to receive two enthralling books from the lovely people at Little Pink Dog Books – two books that encourage a little imagination and a lot of exploration for busy toddlers and young children. Add some wild animals in the mix and you’ve got fun-tastic literary experiences to share. Ziggy’s Zoo is an READ MORE

Book Review: Brothers from a Different Mother

Brothers from a Different Mother, Phillip Gwynne (author), Marjorie Crosby-Fairall (illus.), Penguin Books, 2017 Synopsis: From a master storyteller comes this heartfelt tale of friendship . . . and seeing past our differences. Tapir lives in the jungle. Pig lives in the village. But when they meet at the waterhole, they discover they are the READ MORE

Review: Finding Granny by Kate Simpson and Gwynneth Jones

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day2 Welcome back to the blog tour for the heartwarming book, Finding Granny! Grab a cuppa and a warm blanket, and find out why this story is so special. 💐 🌸 🍦 🎨 Finding Granny, Kate Simpson (author), Gwynneth Jones (illus.), EK Books, July 2018 Blurb: Edie’s Granny is a perfect Granny READ MORE

Book Review: The Pyramid Puzzle, Starring Olive Black

The Pyramid Puzzle, Starring Olive Black, Alex Miles (author), Maude Guesne (illus.), Affirm Press, 2018 Synopsis: Olive jet-sets all the way to Egypt for her latest blockbuster. She’s starring as a junior archaeologist who uncovers ancient secrets. But it’s the mystery she’s digging up at school that’s truly puzzling. With the help of the naughtiest READ MORE

Review: Cloud Conductor by Kellie Byrnes and Ann-Marie Finn

#cloudconductor #blogtour #booksontour #day2 Want to know more? Find out what we thought of this dreamy story… Review: Cloud Conductor, Kellie Byrnes (author), Ann-Marie Finn (illus.), Wombat Books, May 2018 Shivers. Goosebumps. Tingles. Fuzzies. All the terms that come to mind to describe the sensations felt during the reading of Cloud Conductor. Kellie Byrnes has READ MORE