Review: Stone Girl, by Eleni Hale

Stone Girl, Eleni Hale, Penguin YA, 2018   A heartbreaking novel of raw survival and hope, and the children society likes to forget. A stunning and unforgettable debut YA novel for mature readers. An unspeakable event changes everything for Sophie. No more Mum, school or bed of her own. She’s made a ward of the READ MORE

Character Q and A with Juno Jones

#junojoneswordninja #blogtour #booksontourpr #day4 What a super thrill to have the opportunity to speak with the awesome Juno Jones Word Ninja herself right here on our blog! Let’s find out all about the FAMOUS Juno… Quick Personality Profile- Full Name: Juno Julia Jones. Nickname: Futoshi has a nickname for me. But it’s a secret. Because READ MORE

HiYA! You’re Entering the Juno Jones Word Ninja #BookGiveaway, Right?

#junojoneswordninja #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 ALERT! Ten Thousand Juno Ninja Points awarded to anyone who enters! That’s right! You can redeem your points upon entering this totally dangerous #bookgiveaway adventure! Completely true! Kate Gordon and Juno Jones absolutely want you to get your hands on a copy of their book, so this is your chance to READ MORE

Featured Author: Kate Gordon

#junojoneswordninja #blogtour #booksontourpr #day1 When I found out there was a new book by Kate Gordon, it took every ounce of willpower to contain my excitement. But then I figured I didn’t have to, and so the result is this upcoming showcase of fun and exciting features across the blogosphere! Welcome, dear reader, to the READ MORE

Book Review: The Relic of the Blue Dragon by Rebecca Lim

The Relic of the Blue Dragon, Rebecca Lim, Allen and Unwin, 2018 When Harley Spark accidentally releases Qing, one of five dragon sisters, from the ancient vase she’s been trapped in for centuries, he is soon on a dangerous international mission with Qing to find and free her four sisters. Harley gave a little shiver READ MORE

Book Review: Once, by Kate Forsyth and Krista Brennan

Once, Kate Forsyth and Krista Brennan, Wombat Books, April 2019   From the publisher:   Once A long time ago My grandmother’s grandmother Travelled far, far across the seas Over the rim of the world to where the stars were new   Kate Forsyth tells tales of her ancestors’ lives in Australia in this beautifully READ MORE

Book Review: I Despair of My Hair by Ann-Marie Finn

I Despair of My Hair, Ann-Marie Finn, Yellow Brick Books, 2018 From the publisher: Do you know the feeling when you just can’t do ANYTHING with your hair, no matter how hard you try? Well Alice has that problem every day, but what can she do about it? At the end of the day is READ MORE

Book Review: Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons Series by Nansi Kunze

Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons Series, Nansi Kunze, Hawker Brownlow Education, 2017-2018   From the Publisher: Can primary students really change the world? Yes, they can – and this book shows them how! Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons for Years 1 & 2 is a cross-curriculum STEM resource that gives real meaning to the READ MORE

Book Review: Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein

Small Spaces, Sarah Epstein, Walker Books, 2018   From the publisher: “We don’t pick and choose what to be afraid of. Our fears pick us.” Tash Carmody has been traumatised since childhood, when she witnessed her gruesome imaginary friend Sparrow lure young Mallory Fisher away from a carnival. At the time nobody believed Tash, and READ MORE

Book Review: How Not to Be Popular by Cecily Anne Paterson

How Not to Be Popular, Cecily Anne Paterson, Wombat Books, 2019 From the publisher: Maddie tries to be nice to everyone. Even weird, chicken-obsessed Tahlia. BUT she’d way prefer to hang out with the cool K-girls at school. The only problem is that they don’t seem interested in her anymore. And at Year 6 camp READ MORE