Enchanting the Fey by Rebecca Bosevski Lots of little girls love fairy stories and then many grow out of them. Some never do. And some, like me, find themselves immersed in a land of fairies for the first time as
Koala Bare by Jackie French and Matt Shanks Ever seen a koala just wake up? Far from the cute and cuddly bear we imagine koalas are quite grumpy, and Jackie French’s koala in Koala Bare is true to form.
I Heard a Rumour by Nancy Krulik and Attack of the Dragons by Geronimo Stilton With school in Australia now back in full swing I am sure many parents are now back on the home reader treadmill. It is hard
A Garden of Lilies Improving Tales for Young Minds by Prudence A Goodchild (from the world of Stella Montgomery by Judith Rossell) Are your children misbehaving? Driving you to distraction? We have the answer. Introduce them to a Garden of
The Diary of a Young Girl by Ann Frank I read Ann Frank’s Diary as a Child. When I was in my tweens I was fascinated by World War Two, and especially the treatment of the Jewish population in Europe
Flight by Nadia Wheatley and Armin Greder A man, a woman, a baby and a donkey. A perfect time of year for this book! But this one does not have such a happy ending. I bought Flight on one of
Our Top Five Picks for Christmas Reads Well it is that time of year when reviewer Sam and I like to look back on the books we have read and make some recommendations for Christmas presents or just holiday reading.
Fantasy Books – Where Girls Can Be Whatever They Want I read a lot of Fantasy novels, and I write fantasy books. Some recent conversations have had me thinking why I enjoy these books so much and why I
The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell Review by Sam (Aged 11) I had planned to review the new book from How to Train Your Dragon’s Cressida Cowell, but the book was stolen by reviewer Sam, and so I had
The Lovely Dark by K.A. Last When I was a teenager I loved reading scary stories, but I lost that love a little as I grew older. The Lovely Dark by indie author K.A. Last may just have gotten me