The Fabulous Cakes of Zinnia Jakes: The Crumbling Castle

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

Sage Cookson’s Literary Launch

by Sally Murphy illustrated by Celeste Hulme reviewed by Danielle Freeland Literary Launch is the fifth book in the Sage Cookson series by Sally Murphy. The daughter of television chefs, ten-year-old, Sage, shares her parents’ passion for travel and love of food. When Sage’s teacher announces she must give a three-minute presentation in front of … Continue reading Sage Cookson’s Literary Launch

Sage Cookson’s Singapore Sensation #4 Sage Cookson

written by Sally Murphy illustrated by Celeste Hulme New Frontier Publishing 2017 paperback $9.99 ISBN 9781925059560 Singapore Sensation is book four in the Sage Cookson series. Sage Cookson is the 10-year-old daughter of TV chefs, Ginger and Basil Cookson and accompanies her parents to many locations around Australia and overseas to film their popular cooking … Continue reading Sage Cookson’s Singapore Sensation #4 Sage Cookson