Little Bilby’s Aussie Easter Egg Hunt

by Yvonne Mes illustrated by Jody Pratt reviewed by Mia Macrossan This charming board book contains a lot in a small package. It is the perfect way to introduce your child to the joy and fun of Easter egg hunting in an Australian context. Three little bilbies are out looking for Easter eggs – they … Continue reading Little Bilby’s Aussie Easter Egg Hunt

Bluey: Bob Bilby

reviewed by Mia Macrossan Bluey is the award-winning and incredibly popular  Australian cartoon tv series featuring Bluey, the blue heeler pup and her family: Mum, Dad and her sister Bingo.  It is produced by the Emmy® award-winning Ludo Studio for ABC KIDS and is co-commissioned by ABC Children’s and BBC Studios. Now here are four … Continue reading Bluey: Bob Bilby

Where’s Baby Chick

by Ingela P Arrhenius reviewed by Mia Macrossan This colourful introduction to the world of books for a baby is a  small and sturdy board book with brightly coloured felt flaps covering up all the hidden baby animals. Little fingers can lift the flap to discover a baby bunny, a baby lamb, a baby kitten … Continue reading Where’s Baby Chick

I’m ready for preschool

by Jedda Robaard reviewed by Kerry Neary The I’m Ready books celebrate the exciting milestones and events in a child's life. The  series serves as a stepping stone between first concept books (numbers, alphabet, colours, animals, etc) and longer narrative picture books. They are ideal for children ages 3 to 4. In I'm ready for preschool … Continue reading I’m ready for preschool

The ABC Book of Musical Instruments; 123 Tea Party

The ABC book of musical instruments 123 tea party Illustrated by Ailie Busby In association with the Hampshire Cultural Trust and Jane Austen’s House Museum reviewed by Kerry Neary The charming illustrations in these companion board books have been inspired by the leisure interests of Jane Austen. A young Victorian lady’s interest in music is … Continue reading The ABC Book of Musical Instruments; 123 Tea Party

Arsenal Board Books Series

The Arsenal ABC and The Arsenal 123 Official Arsenal Product reviewed by Kerry Neary Blatantly commercial, this series has only two titles to date – ABC and 123 – but if this marketing strategy succeeds there could be more to follow. The upside is that books like this will bring fathers and their children together … Continue reading Arsenal Board Books Series

The Day Henry Met … series

The Day Henry Met Actions, Numbers, the ABC and Colours Written and illustrated by Gilly ( Gary Gill) Reviewed by Kerry Neary Already popular from his television series, feature character, Henry, now launches into the world of children’s books. Henry is based on the author-illustrator’s young son (of the same name) and the animated series … Continue reading The Day Henry Met … series