The Human Body Survival Guide

by George Ivanoff reviewed by Mia Macrossan This is another volume in the Survival Guide series, the first being The Australia Survival Guide. The Human Body Survival Guide has 'all the facts and advice you need to survive living in your own body'. It is  chockful of important information presented in a humourous way which … Continue reading The Human Body Survival Guide

All The Science You Need To Know By Age 7

by Katie Daynes Illustrated by Stefano Tognetti reviewed by Barbara Braxton Little people always have lots of questions about the world around them - it's how they find out how it works.  Often the answers to those questions lie in quite profound science and relate to topics like plants. animals, materials, time., weather, forces and … Continue reading All The Science You Need To Know By Age 7

Women Artists A to Z

by Melanie LaBarge illustrated by Caroline Corrigan reviewed by Mia Macrossan This thoughtful clever picture book works on several levels so as to appeal to a wide age range. It is both a simple alphabet book teaching a young child the letters we use to form words, (A is for Angel, B is for Box … Continue reading Women Artists A to Z

NEW! Australian Animals Reading Lists

We have prepared two Reading Lists for use by teachers and parents. Australian Animal Books for Younger Readers features popular classics and many popular titles, written by awarded Australian children's writers,  all about iconic Australian animals with a recommended reading age  from babies to eight years old. The companion list, Australian Animal Books for Ages … Continue reading NEW! Australian Animals Reading Lists

Young Engineers

by Andrew King illustrated by Benjamin Johnston reviewed by Mia Macrossan Andrew King, a Brisbane engineer, writer, and teacher is passionate about introducing young children to the boundless possibilities offered by the world of engineering. A couple of years ago he produced a series featuring Engibears who invited young readers to help build a new robot … Continue reading Young Engineers