Michelle Robinson Claire Powell Simon & Schuster ISBN 978085707598 RRP $24.99 Age 3+ Date of publication July 2017 Reviewer Barbara Hoodless What a delightful, imaginative story for young children with plenty of good ideas about how to hide a giraffe too. The book has gorgeous illustrations, great vocabulary and a very satisfactory ending.
Stephen Petranek Simon & Schuster Australia ISBN: 9781471138881 RRP: $16.99 Publication date: July, 2015 Reviewed by: Debbie Berger How We’ll Live On Mars is a concise little book that covers many aspects of the race to inhabit the Red Planet within 20 years. How would we get water? How would we get there? What would we eat? Who will get there first? These, and many other, questions are covered – all in an easy to read language that non-science minded […]
Lisa Genova Simon and Schuster Australia ISBN: 9781471142901 $29.99 Published April 2015 Reviewed by Debbie Berger Inside the O’Briens is a powerful story about the Huntington’s Disease, a debilitating and fatal neurogenetic disease. Joe O’Brien is a 44 year old Boston cop who has seen it all on the force, including the Boston Marathon bombing. When he hurts his knee and innocently visits his doctor he receives the devastating diagnosis of Huntington’s Disease. Joe now has the heartbreaking job of […]
David Warner Simon & Schuster Australia ISBN 9781925030785 Published: 1st December, 2014 Age: 8 – 11 years RRP: $14.99 Reviewed by Debbie Berger Davey and his friends are placed on detention, again, by their cricket-hating teacher. This is a disaster for them as they are in desperate need to practice for their upcoming cricket game against their local rivals, Shimmer Bay. The boys need to come up with a solution to enable them to practice whilst still completing their detention. […]
Aine Carlin Simon & Schuster Australia ISBN 9780857832528 Published: October 1st, 2014 RRP: $29.95 Reviewed by Debbie Berger Aine Carlin has written an attractive cook book for those who may want to explore a vegan diet. She has three simple rules: Keep it simple, keep it tasty and keep it fun. Keep It Vegan follows these principles with over 100 appetizing dishes to try. The guidelines of vegan diet are explained in Aine’s introduction about why she pursued a lifestyle […]