We Love You, Magoo

written and illustrated by  Briony Stewart reviewed by Mia Macrossan Magoo is puppy, a red setter by the look of the illustrations and he has a mind and will of his own. He is interested in everything around him and wants to try it all out – the eggs and bacon breakfast on the table, … Continue reading We Love You, Magoo

Small Town

by Phillip Gwynne and Tony Flowers reviewed by Sarah Custance Phillip Gwynne is an Australian author of Young Adult novels, middle-grade novels, and picture books. Some of his works include ‘The Debt’ series, ‘Deadly Unna?’, ‘Stuff Happens: Michael’, and more recently ‘The Lords of Melody’. ‘Small Town’ is the story of Milly, a young girl … Continue reading Small Town

Nala the Koala

by Penny Min Ferguson reviewed by Mia Macrossan This delightful picture book features a young koala looking for a new home after she becomes homeless due to bushfires. With a happy and hopeful face she sets off walking – but a beach is too sandy, a street is too smoky, a farm is too scratchy. … Continue reading Nala the Koala

The Daddy Animal Book

Written and illustrated by Jennifer Cossins Reviewed by Mia Macrossan This is the companion title to THE MUMMY ANIMAL BOOK from the author of the CBCA Notable THE BABY ANIMAL BOOK and the bestselling 101 COLLECTIVE NOUNS. It is the same size, same format but in blue not pink  and features the male parent with offspring. Each spread again … Continue reading The Daddy Animal Book

The Painted Ponies

by Alison Lester reviewed by Mia Macrossan A new book by Alison Lester is always cause for celebration. The Painted Ponies doesn’t disappoint. It’s starts with Matilda who loves to stay at her Grandma Lucky’s house with the pony called Luna, the ginger cat, Big Dog and the painted ponies. The Painted Ponies are models … Continue reading The Painted Ponies