Category Archives: Book Reviews

The Seven Signs Series

Author: Michael Adams
R.R.P: $12.50
Review: Joan Steinman
This is a seven book series for the 10 plus age group who love adventure mysteries. Seven teenagers, chosen after they entered a competition, must race across seven continents as they attempt to decode and […]

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Tom Gates: Family, Friends And Furry Creatures

Author: Liz Pichon
R.R.P: $12.99
Review: Joan Steinman
Liz Pichon has written number 12 in the TOM GATES series. In FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FURRY CREATURES Tom is given a school project to write his family tree. This is another in this really funny […]

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Ella Diaries: Going Green

Author: Meredith Costain
R.R.P: $9.99
Illustrated by: Danielle MacDonald
Review: Joan Steinman
 
GOING GREEN is a new release in this popular series for seven years and upwards.
 
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Tiny Timmy: On Tour

Author: Tim Cahill
R.R.P: $10.99
Illustrated by: Heath MacKenzie
Review: Joan Steinman
TINY TIMMY ON TOUR : the 5th book in the TINY TIMMY series by Tim Cahill; chapter books for 7 years and upward which appeal especially to soccer lovers. This series has […]

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The Bad Guys: Intergalactic Gas

Author/Illustrated by: Aaron Blabey
R.R.P: $11.99
Review: Joan Steinman
This is Episode 5 of THE BAD GUYS and it is expected to have an initial print run of 100,000.
Presented in cartoon strip style with little text and lots of illustrations, this series is […]

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Diary Of A Minecraft Zombie

Author: Zack Zombie
R.R.P: $6.99
Review: Joan Steinman
Books 5, 6, 7 and 8 of this series are all available now, as unofficial Minecraft books.
The well-spaced text and simple adventure storylines make this series great reading for the 8 year old and over. […]

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Ella And Olivia: Note Perfect

Author: Yvette Poshoglian
Illustrator: Danielle Macdonald
R.R.P: $7.99
Review: Joan Steinman
Ella and Olivia books are chapter books for children as young as 5. They have a large font and lots of line art illustrations by Danielle McDonald. In NOTE PERFECT the girls are […]

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Our Race For Reconciliation

Author: Anita Heiss
R.R.P: $16.99
Review: Joan Steinman
This book is extremely relevant as Australia has just marked the 50th anniversary of indigenous people being included in the census. It is based around the Reconciliation events of 2000.
Mel Gordon, a primary school student, […]

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May Tang

Author: Katrina Beikoff
R.R.P: $14.15
Review: Joan Steinman
This is another wonderful book in the A New Australian series, each by a different author. This is the sixth in this brilliant series which demonstrates clearly the problems young people have when they leave all […]

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Dingo In The Dark

 
Author: Sally Morgan
R.R.P: $16.50
Illustrated by: Tania Erzinger
Review: Joan Stienman
Dingo is afraid of the dark so instead of sleeping he spends the night howling. Then the next day, when the sun shines, he is too tired to play with his friends. […]

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