by Clara Vulliamy reviewed by Mia Macrossan Any cat lover will adore this story about Marshmallow Pie, a big fluffy independent cat who is now living in a small flat with his new human, a young girl called Amelia Lime. Pie is a very posh cat with a very long name and he thinks a … Continue reading Marshmallow Pie the Cat Superstar
by Maxine Beneba Clarke and Nicki Greenberg reviewed by Sarah Custance This is the newest instalment in the ‘Aussie Kids’ series written about Australian children by Australian authors. Some of the other titles include ‘Meet Zoe and Zac at the Zoo’, ‘Meet Eve in the Outback’, ‘Meet Katie at the Beach’, and many others. This … Continue reading Aussie Kids: Meet Taj at the Lighthouse
by Candice Lemon Scott illustrated by Aska reviewed by Yvonne Mes This story of two adventurous, independent and eco-aware children on a mission is the third book in the series featuring Ebony and Jay, friends and eco rangers. In Wildfire Rescue, Ebony and Jay are trekking through scorched bush searching for injured animals to rescue … Continue reading Eco Rangers: Wildfire Rescue
by Tania McCartney reviewed by Sarah Custance Tania McCartney is a children’s book writer, illustrator, and editor. She is the founder of ‘Kids’ Book Review’ and the ‘Happy Book’ podcast. Tina has written and/or illustrated dozens of picture books and children’s information books as well as having written a few books for adult audiences. The … Continue reading Evie and Pog: Party Perfect!
by Brenda Gurr reviewed by Sarah Custance Brenda Gurr is an Australian writer who has worked on several educational resources and picture books. ‘The Fabulous Cakes of Zinnia Jakes: The Crumbling Castle’ appears to be her first early reader chapter book and this is the start of a series of ‘Zinnia Jakes’ books. Zinnia Jakes … Continue reading The Fabulous Cakes of Zinnia Jakes: The Crumbling Castle