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 :: 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 :: Step Up, Shine On! :: Angela May George

Kat’s got all the ingredients to go all the way. But she fails her exams-on purpose-to avoid the pressure of the top classes. She kills it in soccer, but never trials for the rep teams. She’s happy to fly under the radar, unlike her oh-so-perfect Wonder Brother. But this year things are shifting. Not least […]

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Review (kidlit) :: Who Am I? :: Anita Heiss

Anitia Heiss’s Who Am I? is a middlegrade historical fiction novel set in Sydney in 1937, and is the fictional a diary of Mary Talence, a member of the Stolen Generation. It was originally published in 2001, and has been re-released as part of reconciliation week this year. I read this in one sitting last […]

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Kidlit :: Disney FROZEN Beginnings

I think I mentioned last week that I’ve been keeping a particular eye on junior fiction lately, with my 6 year old daughter Amelia just starting to move into independent reading, and – given that we’ve had our share of Frozen fever here – I don’t think there are many titles that could be further […]

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