Category Archives: Children’s Book Reviews With Joan

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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One Keen Koala

Author: Margaret Wild
R.R.P: $14.25
Illustrated by: Bruce Whatley.
Review: Joan Stienman
 
This experienced award winning writer/illustrator duo have combined again to produce this hard cover picture story book for children as young as three. This is a counting book, going up to 12, […]

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Little Bear’s First Sleep

 
Author: Lesley Gibbes
R.R.P: $12.50
Illustrated by: Lisa Stewart
Review: Joan Stienman
 
This is a hard cover picture story book for children from 4 years of age and is great for children who have trouble getting to sleep.
When mother and father bear take Little Bear […]

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BOY

 
Author: Phil Cummings
R.R.P: $24.99
Illustrated by: Shane Devries
Review: Joan Stienman
This is a really lovely picture story book with an important message. Boy lives in a village and he is deaf. He talks with his hands but the villagers don’t understand him. […]

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The Cat Wants Cuddles

Author: P.Crumble
R.R.P: $14.15
Illustrated by: Lucinda Gifford
Review: Joan Stienman
This hard cover picture story book is a sequel to THE CAT WANTS CUSTARD and is written along the same vein. Cat lovers will know how arrogant and demanding cats can be. Kevin […]

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The Midnight Possum

 
Author: Sally Morgan
R.R.P: $24.99
Illustrated by: Jess Racklyeft
Review: Joan Stienman
“Possum loved the deep dark.
But when Moon rose high in the sky,
he loved midnight even more.
At midnight, Possum went travelling.
While enjoying the night Possum meets other Australian animals then he hears a […]

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Toffee Apple

Author: Peter Combe
R.R.P: $16.99
Illustrated by: Danielle McDonald
Review: Joan Stienman
 
Toffee Apple is a new picture story book from the creators of WASH YOUR FACE IN ORANGE JUICE and SPAGHETTI BOLOGMAISE. It comes with a bonus cd by Peter Combe with 3 of […]

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The Seven Signs: Wipeout

Author: Michael Adams
R.R.P: $14.99
Review: Joan Stienman
Wipeout is book 3 in this series which will cover 7 instalments across seven continents. There are seven young heroes who are trying to decode The Seven Signs to stop a cyberattack that will unleash […]

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Diary Of A Minecraft Zombie:When Nature Calls & Zombie Swap

Author: Zack Zombie.
R.R.P: $9.99 ea
Review: Joan Stienman
 
Book 3 When Nature Calls and book 4 Zombie Swap. These are diary type stories full of jokes and references to the popular Minecraft game aimed at encouraging children who love the game, to also love […]

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Ella And Olivia: Happy Campers

Author: Yvette Poshoglian
R.R.P: $8.99
Illustrated by: Danielle McDonald
Review: Joan Stienman
 
Similar to the Ella diaries but aimed at a younger audience, from 5 years of age due to its large font and sweet line art illustrations. Sisters, Ella and Olivia are going […]

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