Category Archives: Children’s Book Reviews With Joan

STAR OF DELTORA

Author: Emily Rodda
R.R.P: 15.99
Review: Joan Stienman
Emily Rodda is a bestselling international author, well known for her Deltora Quest series. In Book 1 of the Star of Deltora series Britta is estranged from her father whose actions cause him to fall […]

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WHAT DO THEY DO WITH ALL THE POO FROM ALL THE ANIMALS AT THE ZOO?

Author: Anh Do
R.R.P: 19.99
Review: Joan Steinman
There is so much poo at the zoo. This book addresses in a humorous way what they could do with it? Do they put it in a machine and mix it into chocolate ice cream? […]

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PIXEL RAIDERS #2 DRAGON LAND

Author: Bajo and Hex
R.R.P: 12.99
Review: Joan Stienman
I previously reviewed the first book in this series where keen gamers Ripley and Mel were caught in their computer fighting for their lives in a virtual reality game. When they finally master the […]

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HOT DOG

Author: Anh Do
R.R.P: 12.99                                                                          […]

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DOG MAN #1: DOG MAN

Author: Dav Pilkey
R.R.P: 15.99
Review: Joan Steinman
If you like graphic novels and crazy stories you should like this new adventure series presented in full colour comic strip form. The author/ illustrator, Dav Pilkey is the creator of the best-selling Captain Underpants series. […]

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WEIR DO 7 MEGA WEIRD

WEIR DO 7 MEGA WEIRD by Anh Do
R.R.P: 14.95
Review: Joan Steinman
So far over 400,000 books have been sold in this WEIRDO series. I am not surprised as these books are really funny, really down-to-earth and really easy for children as […]

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My Australian Story Black Sunday By Evan McHugh

Publisher: Scholastic Australia
R.R.P: $14-99
Review: Joan Steinman
Twelve year old David, or Nipper as his friends call him, began writing in his diary in June 1937. It was a compulsory assignment by his teacher. BLACK SUNDAY is his diary for a whole year. Nipper lives […]

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The Castle Of Inside Out By David Henry Wilson Illustrated By Chris Riddell

Publisher: Alma Books Ltd
R.R.P: $14-99
Review: Joan Steinman
This is a fantasy book but it is like a combination of Alice in Wonderland, the fantasy and Animal Farm, the comment on society. Lorina is led by a black rabbit to a magical land where […]

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Midnight Possum By Sally Morgan Illustrated By Jess Racklyett

Publisher: Scholastic Australia
R.R.P: $24-99
Review: Joan Steinman
Sally Morgan is a best-selling Australian author and this hard-cover picture story book is indicative of her work. In it, Possum, who loved the dark is called upon to rescue a baby possum that has fallen down […]

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Penelope The Mountain Pgymy Possum By Gordon Winch Illustrated By Stephen Pym

Publisher: New Frontier Publishing
R.R.P: $24-99
Review: Joan Steinman
This is a hard-cover picture story book with an important message about how development impacts on our native animals. When Penelope wakes from her long winter sleep she wonders why her mate Percy has not come […]

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