Stewart Foster Simon & Schuster ISBN 9781471145421 RRP $16.99 Age 9+ Date of publication July 2017 Reviewer Barbara Hoodless The story is told by two high school boys and gives a brilliant insight into their minds. One suffering from OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) and is being bullied. The other is the bully. How brave and honest is Alex? How thoughtless and angry is Dan? This is an encouraging story for young readers.
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.
Rachel Renee Russell Rachel Renee Russell Publisher Simon and Schuster ISBN: 9781471117688 RRP: $16.99 Age 8 – 14 years Date of Publication: 2014 Reviewer: Maree Hendrickx TV Star is the seventh novel in the Dork Diaries series, although it doesn’t matter if you haven’t read any others beforehand, as the story stands alone and explains any prior relationships clearly. It is written in the form of diary entries from the point of view of a young teenage girl (Nikki). In this […]
Ian Falconer Simon and Schuster Australia ISBN: 9781471123429 RRP $11.99 Age 2 – 5 Key words: Children picture books, board book, Olivia Published September 2014 Reviewer : Angela Hall From Accessories (because having accessories is one of the rules of life!) to Zzzzzz Olivia has a word for everything. In true quirky Olivia style this hard cover book will please fans old and new. Made tough for little hands this book is a great first book of ABC’s. Simple and delightful!