Sweet Adversity

by Sheryl Gwyther  Reviewed by Zewlan Moor  Sweet Adversity is a historical fiction novel for children aged 10+. It is refreshing to see a story set in Depression-era Australia that centres around a strong-willed protagonist reminiscent of Anne of Green Gables. Not only does Adversity McAllister have the long red plaits, but she also shares a … Continue reading Sweet Adversity

All of Us Together

by Bill Condon illustrated by Dale Newman reviewed by Lyn Halliday If you fancy a visit to 1930s Australia, Bill Condon’s junior fiction novel All of Us Together is sure to transport you there instantly.Imagine facing the prospect of having to kill your beloved dog because you can’t afford to feed him. This is how … Continue reading All of Us Together

All of us Together

by Bill Condon About Kids Books 2017 paperback 160 pp $14.99  ISBN 9780994642806 If you fancy a visit to 1930s Australia, Bill Condon’s junior fiction novel All of Us Together is sure to transport you there instantly. Imagine facing the prospect of having to kill your beloved dog because you can’t afford to feed him. … Continue reading All of us Together