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.
Annie White Scholastic Australia (New Frontier Publishing) ISBN 9781925059427 RRP $24.99 Age 3 – 6 Date of publication October 2015 Reviewer Megan Stuart People who got to know got to know Clementine when she wanted a walk will be happy to see her back again. This time Clementine is trying to avoid a bath which is another delightful saga. Again it is written in rhyme and has beautiful illustrations.
Peter Carnavas Peter Carnavas Scholastic ISBN 9781925059410 RRP $24.99 Age 4+ Date of publication September 2015 Reviewer Megan Stuart Peter Carnavas has written and illustrated another great book for children. This one is about feeling blue and about friends who are there to cheer you up. The reader however could become blue because the story reminds us how much pollution lies beneath the sea.
Jess Black Celeste Hulme New Frontier for Scholastic ISBN 9780957988415 RRP $14.99 Age 7+ Date of publication June 2015 Reviewer Megan Stuart From the author of the popular Bindi Wildlife Adventure Series comes this new book which focuses on some similar themes of animal welfare and the environment. However this book has myth and fantasy interwoven in the story. The central character, Eve shows courage and humour during her adventures which start with a large metal chest in her Gran’s attic. […]
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Gordon Winch Stephen Pym New Frontier Publishing RRP: $24.95 (Hard Cover) Publication Date: October 2012 ISBN: 9781921928284 Age: 4 – 6 Years Reviewer: Cassandra Griffin Apollo The powerful owl is a delightful children’s book. Apollo no longer wishes to eat meat, so he journeys to find out what other animals eat and to try some new food. Apollo learns that a new diet makes him ill and not very strong. Will Wilfred the Wise Old Owl give Apollo the right advice? Apollo […]
Michelle Worthington Illustrated by Sophie Norsa New Frontier ISBN: 9782921928291 RRP: Hardback $24.95 Ages: 4-6 Publication Date: September 1, 2012 Reviewer – Angela Hall Ava has a different coloured dress for each kind of day, windy, sunny, rainy or cold. But when Ava’s yellow dress is unavailable for a windy day what will she do? Yellow Dress Day is designed to be perfect for both young readers and those with special needs such as autism. A beautiful story for any little […]
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