Book review

Alfred’s War By Rachel Bin Salleh

April 24, 2018

  Alfred’s War uses the character of Alfred George to tell an all-too-common and sadly forgotten story of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who…

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You Must Bring a Hat By Simon Philip

April 17, 2018

  You Must Bring a Hat is not exactly a serious story with a multitude of deep and meaningful themes to discuss, but it is…

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Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett

April 10, 2018

  Extra Yarn is a gorgeous story about kindness, generosity and a little bit of magic. I first came across this book when my daughter’s…

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Dolphin’s Triumph A Steve Parish Picture Book Story by Rebecca Johnson Photos by Steve Parish

April 03, 2018

    My children have always been really drawn to The Steve Parish books. They love animals (which kid doesn’t?) and the photos are really…

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We’re All Wonders By R.J. Palacio

March 27, 2018

  We’re All Wonders is the picture story version of the 2012 novel, Wonder, written by the same author. In 2017, Wonder was made into…

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Book Review: The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley By Colin Thompson

March 20, 2018

Given that today is International Day of Happiness, we thought we’d feature an all-time favourite book on happiness: The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley is…

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Max’s Math By Kate Banks

March 13, 2018

    Max’s Math is another wonderful book that allows for, and prompts, a great deal of learning beyond the pages. Summary: Max loves problem…

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Kate Pankhurst

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World By Kate Pankhurst

March 06, 2018

  If you are looking for a book to inspire a girl in your life (including yourself) this is most definitely it! Summary: Kate Pankhurst,…

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A World of Your Own By Laura Carlin

February 27, 2018

  A World of Your Own is so much more than just a story; it is approximately a week’s worth of activities and project ideas…

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Book Review – Journey by Aaron Becker

February 20, 2018

Journey is a book with a difference, in that it is a wordless picture story book. There is certainly a great story to be told…

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