The Funeral

By Matt James Reviewed by Yvonne Mes This beautiful picture book  reveals a child’s understanding of death and shows her feelings and thoughts leading up to and during the day of a funeral. ‘A few days earlier, there had been a phone call. Her great-uncle Frank had died, and today was for saying goodbye.’ Norma’s … Continue reading The Funeral

The Tiny Star

by Mem Fox and Freya Blackwood reviewed by Mia Macrossan Little children are famous for asking difficult questions - ones adults may think they are too young to fully understand the answer. Children ask questions where the adult may not be confident of answering appropriately. Questions such as 'Where do babies come from? Where is … Continue reading The Tiny Star