Celeste Hulme New Frontier Publishing ISBN 9781925059564 RRP $24.99 Age 4 – 8 Date of publication July 2016 Reviewer Megan Stuart This is a classic and it is beautifully illustrated too. It is important to keep these stories alive and available for young children. There are fractured fairy tales around that use fairy tales you know and change the characters, setting, points. of view or plots and sometimes it’s hard to find a good original. This is one.
Maura Finn Aura Parker New Frontier Publishing ISBN 9781925059588 RRP $24.99 Age 4 – 8 Date of publication 01/05/2016 Reviewer Megan Stuart Imagine a book about jelly beans? The little sweets that are associated with colour and flavour. This is a beautiful book full of colour book and flavoured with magic. Best read with a packet of jelly beans beside you! It is definitely worth drawing attention to the illustrations by Aura Parker because although this is her first picture book […]
Sue Walker Anil Tortop New Frontier Publishing ISBN 9781925059601 RRP $24.99 Age 3+ Date of publication 01/06/2016 Reviewer Megan Stuart My Perfect Pup is a wonderful way to illustrate that what may perfectly suit one situation may not be so perfect in another. The illustrations (by Anil Tortop) reflect her degree in Animation I think and are bold, clear and colourful.
Gordon Winch Stephen Pym New Frontier Publishing ISBN 9781925059595 RRP $24.99 Age 4-8 years Date of publication May 2016 Reviewer Megan Stuart There is factual information woven into this beautiful book about mountain pygmy possums. However to me the most wonderful part is the truth shown in the illustrations. I know that region and Stephen Pym has created it’s magic perfectly.
Jess Black Celeste Hulme New Frontier Publishing ISBN 9781925059465 RRP $14.99 Age 7+ Date of publication February 2016 Reviewer Megan Stuart Another adventure for Eve and Oscar involving fire breathing dragons and a dragon slayer. Jess Black co wrote the Bindi Wildlife Adventure Series and this time the protagonists are saving a mythical creature from extinction. Readers in our library were very happy to see it arrive.