KIDLIT :: Cuckoo’s Flight :: Wendy Orr

If she had stayed to load the kiln as she should have, she’d never have seen the ship. Mama said the ship still would have been there, so everything had to happen the way it did. But that’s not true. Clio saw it, and the world changed.When a raiders’ ship appears off the coast, the […]

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Kidlit :: Pepper Creek Ponies: A New Friend :: Jess Black & Serena Geddes

When Abby moves from the city to the country, she misses her old life. Despite her fear of horses, she visits Pepper Creek Pony Club in the hope of making friends. But Abby quickly learns that being a horse-girl is harder than she thought. Will Abby ever make a new friend? Ok, so we all […]

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KIDLIT :: BACKYARD MAGIC :: Wendy Shurety & Harriet Hobday

Tilly wonders what to do when the TV is turned off. A whole new world is opened up for her when a little bird helps her discover the magic of the backyard. We really enjoyed reading Backyard Magic, and while the words were excellent – I always love a story that encourages imaginative play – […]

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Kidlit :: CAT KID COMIC CLUB :: DAV PILKEY

Cat Kid Comic Club is the first book in a BRAND NEW graphic novel series featuring Pilkey’s fan favourite character Li’l Petey who, along with friends Flippy the Fish and Molly, try to teach twenty-one baby frogs how to create their own comics. Cat Kid Comic Club was my first experience with Dav Pilkey’s work, […]

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KIDLIT :: Bookstagang Best of 2020 Aussie Picture Books

I have had the most wonderful time over the last little while as part of the judging panel for the Bookstagang Best Aussie Picture Books of 2020 list.As well as reading a whole bunch of amazing books (more on them later!) I have had the chance to get to know some wonderful Australian Bookstagrammers, who […]

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