Wonder by R. J. Palacio Reviewed by Sam S Aged 10 Have you ever felt like you stand out? Well the main character in this book always feels like that. The book tells how he and others learn to deal
I’m Australian Too and Whoever You Are by Mem Fox Mem Fox has always been a hero of mine. Right from the time I read Where is the Green Sheep I wanted to write children’s books as engaging
Three for the Holidays Today we have three reviews for the holidays. Two new reviewers, Ruby and Finn, join our regular reviewer Sam for so ideas for holiday reads. Hope you enjoy! Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
Theodore Boone By John Grisham While I do try to read what people call good books, I have to admit to enjoying getting stuck into a good crime novel. I admitted as much when I reviewed Exposure, Kathy Reich’s foray
The Secret of the Black Bushranger By Jackie French I have always loved history. I love knowing how we got to be where we are now, and what happened to get us there. And it is obvious that I love
Frazzled – Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom by Booki Vivat (By Samantha S – Aged 11) Our reviewer Samantha has chosen a new book by new author Booki Vivat. Frazzled is a heavily illustrated hilarious look into the life of
My Child Hates Reading – How Do I Get Them to Read? So many mums and dads say to me they feel under so much pressure about getting their children to read. On the one hand they have teachers and
The Abominables by Eva Ibbotson A young English Lady is captured by a Yeti to help bring up his children. What a fantastical, Dhalesque idea for a book. I was intrigued and just had to read it. And what a
Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken Last year I raved about Alexander Bracken’s Passenger. Such and interesting and easy to read book. I was so excited to receive a copy of Wayfarer, the conclusion to Passenger, and started reading it straight away.
Helping Your Child Learn to Read Here is Australia we are all back into the new school year and it is a great time to have a fresh look at some of the best thoughts on helping your child learn to read.