InterviewByBook with Bubbles and Puddles by Michelle Wanasundera

Title: Bubbles and Puddles Author: Michelle Wanasundera Illustrator: Thana-one Yazaw Publisher: Lilly Pilly Publishing Genre: Short Story / Poetry Collection Age Range: 4+ Book Description: Little ones eyes are full of wonder for their new world – it’s exciting, beautiful and fun but can be a big place full of unknowns!  These 12 rhymes were created to ease my daughter’s sensitive heart, whilst also nurturing her natural ability to love nature, and cherish the moment. Re...
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InterviewByBook with The Teachers are in Trouble by Matthew Hartley

Title: The Teachers are in Trouble and Other Rhymes Author: Matthew Hartley Illustrator: Lori Escobar Publisher: Book Beetle Publishing Genre: Poetry Age Range: 8 - 12 Book Description: Matthew Hartley’s book, The Teachers are in Trouble and Other Rhymes, is sure to make you laugh out loud. In these pages you’ll find the King of Burps, the boy who wouldn’t eat his greens, the teacher who got detention, and many more colorful characters. The illustrations are by Lori Escobar, whose a...
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#InterviewByBook with June Perkins

Title: Magic Fish Dreaming Author: June Perkins Illustrator: Helene Magisson Publisher: Gumbootspearlz Press Genre: Poetry ISBN: ISBN 9780980731187 DETAILS ON BOOK: Paper back. 17 poems, 48 pages in total, title index, 2 sections, 210mm X 284mm, extensive educational notes and suggested activities available. Age Group: 4 and up, for independent readers 8 and up Please tell us a bit of what your book is about. It is a poetry quest set in Far North Queensland; encouraging readers to g...
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Review: Magic Fish Dreaming by June Perkins

Magic Fish Dreaming, June Perkins (author), Helene Magisson (illus.), Gumbootspearlz Press, 2016. “Listen to the fish. Listen to the water. Listen to the moonlight. Watch the twinkle, twinkle of the stars.” “If you ever found a fairy’s tooth what kind of magic do you think it would do?” If that description doesn't stir up evocative thoughts and imaginative wonders then I don't know what will. June Perkins and Helene Magisson’s Magic Fish Dreaming is a beautifully lyrical and illustri...
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June Perkins talks to the tune of Magic

Guest Post by June Perkins It is with great pleasure to welcome June Perkins to share about her gorgeous and intriguing new anthology of poems representing the magic of a little piece of tropical paradise. Together, June and illustrator Helene Magisson have worked wonders in creating the delightful Magic Fish Dreaming, and turning this 'dream' into reality.  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
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