Category Archives: Book Reviews

TOM GATES: DOG ZOMBIES RULE FOR NOW

Author: Liz Pichon
R.R.P: 16.99
Review: Joan Stienman
This series is another in the graphic and hilarious category aimed at the 9 to 12 year age group. Dog Zombies is Tom’s band and Tom has plans to make it the best band in […]

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The Bad Guys Episode 4: Apocalypse Meow

Author: Aaron Blabey
R.R.P: 12.99
Review: Joan Stienman
This is another in this graphic and hilarious series aimed at children from 7 years of age. These are bad guys trying to do good deeds and in this book there is a zombie kitten […]

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TIMMY CAHILL: KID’S WORLD CUP

Author: Tim Cahill
R.R.P: 12.99
Review: Joan Stienman
This is the 4th book in this series by Socceroos legend Tim Cahill aimed at children from 7 upwards. Jam-packed with line art illustrations this book is ideal for reluctant readers. Based on soccer and […]

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SECRET COOKING CLUB

Author: Laurel Remington
R.R.P: 16.99
Review: Joan Stienman
This is another story aimed at young girls from 10 years of age that I really enjoyed. Scarlett’s mum has a blog on social media and Scarlett finds her whole life being shared with the […]

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THE SELWOOD BOYS: BATTLE ROYALE

Author: Tony Wilson
R.R.P: 14.99
Review: Joan Stienman
Troy, Adam, Joel and Scott Selwood star in this new series where Tony Wilson writes the stories these famous men tell him about their childhood growing up in Bendigo. Everyone with more than one boy […]

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I WANT A HIPPOPOTAMUS FOR CHRISTMAS

Author: John Rox
R.R.P: 19.99
Review: Joan Stienman
Many of us would have grown up with this popular Christmas song and now it is presented in a colourful picture story book for children as young as 3. This is an original version of […]

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SLEIGH RIDE

Author: L.Anderson & M.Parish
R.R.P: 19.99
Review: Joan Stienman
This is a picture story book about the favourite Christmas song, Sleigh Ride. There are Australian animals going on a sleigh ride through the country side and to the beach, yet in traditional Christmas […]

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PIG THE ELF

Author: Aaron Blabey
R.R.P: 16.99
Review: Joan Stienman
Pig the pug is up to his usual greedy, selfish ways in this funny Christmas story. Pig writes out his list for Santa; a rather long list. Then he decides to stay awake on Christmas […]

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ELLA DIARIES: OPERATION MERRY CHRISTMAS

Author: Meredith Costain
R.R.P: 12.99
Review: Joan Stienman
The Ella Diaries series is always entertaining and fun to read and this latest one is no different. Ella’s family always go to Moonlight Gardens Caravan Park each Christmas. Ella’s mum went there when she […]

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DUCKS AWAY

Author: Mem Fox
R.R.P: 19.99
Review: Joan Steinman
Well known children’s book author Mem Fox has created this light hearted picture story book for young children. Re spinning the Five Little Ducks Went Out One Day rhyme this story has a twist as […]

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