BumbleBunnies: The Sock (BumbleBunnies, Book 2)

by Graeme Base reviewed by Kerry Neary The second title in Graeme Base’s new series for early readers BumbleBunnies, has been released. It’s called The Sock and is another domestic super-hero story in the vein of The Pond, first title in the series. A strong breeze ruffles the washing on the line and a sock … Continue reading BumbleBunnies: The Sock (BumbleBunnies, Book 2)

Dippy’s Big Day Out (Dippy the Diprotodon, #1)

by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley with Ben Smith Whatley reviewed by Kerry Neary If a book is a major success it makes sense to do at least one follow-up. Arguably the best example of that theory in recent times has been the Wombat series of books by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley. But what … Continue reading Dippy’s Big Day Out (Dippy the Diprotodon, #1)

Under The Same Sky

written by Robert Vescio illustrated by Nicky Johnson reviewed by Kerry Neary Two solitary children seem to sense each other’s presence but wonder if they ever will meet. The words and the illustrations tell us they are on opposite sides of the world but occasionally there is a hint they could be closer than we … Continue reading Under The Same Sky

My Dad is a Dragon

written by Damon Young Illustrated by Peter Carnavas reviewed by Maria Parenti-Baldey This is the latest in a collaboration which has resulted in six titles each featuring a special member of the family, Nanna, Pop, Mum, Sister and Brother have all had their turn with amazingly, magnificent experiences and now it is Dad's turn. Damon … Continue reading My Dad is a Dragon

Max’s Dinosaur Feet

by Lana Spasevski illustrated by Penelope Pratley Reviewed by Inda Ahmad Zabri Max has a great idea. He pulls on a pair of dinosaur slippers and begins to charge around the living room. The stomping and smashing is bound to wake his baby sister Molly. Luckily, his mother lends him a way to avoid making … Continue reading Max’s Dinosaur Feet

Boy

by Phil Cummings illustrated by Shane Devries reviewed by Claire Monsour Boy is the story of a young boy, named "Boy", who lives in a village in a land ruled by a powerful king. The kingdom is being terrorised by a fire-breathing dragon. Boy can't hear, but he's a very happy child. He communicates with … Continue reading Boy

Leaping Lola

by Tracey Hawkins illustrated by Anil Tortop reviewed by Sandy Driessens How lovely is this image of a cow leaping in the moonlight and the black and white cow hide print on the end papers. But what is the story behind it? With clip-clopping of hooves and some fabulous moves, Lola the Jersey cow practices … Continue reading Leaping Lola