Category Archives: Children’s Book Reviews With Joan

Tiny Timmy 6: Big Break

Author: Tim Cahill
R.R.P: $10.90
Illustrated by: Heath McKenzie
Review: Joan Steinman
 
This series by Socceroos legend Tim Cahill has been popular with readers as young as 7. The 6th book has now been released where Timmy has to look at achieving on the […]

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Trouble And The Exploding House

Author: Cate Whittle
R.R.P: $9.95
Illustrated by: Stephen Michael King
Review: Joan Steinman
 
We first met Trouble, the friendly dragon, when he stole Georgia’s house and dropped it in a Wildlife Park. Since then there have been other adventures but now Trouble is back in […]

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Figgy Takes The City

Author: Tamsin Janu
R.R.P: $14.25
Review: Joan Steinman
 
This is the 3rd book I have read about Figgy and I found it as enjoyable as the first two. Figgy lives with her Grandma in impoverished conditions in Ghana. But Figgy doesn’t feel poor; […]

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A Dog’s Tale

Author: Barry Jonsberg
R.R.P: $10.90
Illustrated by: Tom Jellett.
Review: Joan Steinman
 
 
Michael wants a dog but his mum and dad say no. Dogs are too much work as they have to be exercised each day and their mess cleaned up; they cost too […]

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Dinosaur Trouble: The Great Egg Stink

Author: Kyle Mewburn
R.R.P: $4.95
Illustrated by: Donovan Bixley
Review: Joan Steinman
 
The 5 to 7 year old dinosaur fan will love this new funny series
Arg, who has a bigger brain than other prehistoric boys, knows the jungle can be dangerous but he is […]

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Miniwings: Glitterwings Book Week Blunder

Author: Sally Sutton
R.R.P: $6.95
Illustrated by: Kirsten Richards.
Review: Joan Steinman
 
This is a new series that little girls from 7 years of age can fall in love with. Six gorgeous little winged toy horses, each with their own personality, take centre stage […]

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The Fifth Room

Author: A.J.Rushby
R.R.P: $14.25
Review: Joan Steinman
 
As I read this chapter book I had mixed feelings.  I was fascinated by it and anxious to continue reading and find out how it ended. It was different and mysterious. But would I really recommend […]

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The Goldfish Boy

Author: Lisa Thompson
R.R.P: $13.25
Review: Joan Steinman
This is an intriguing story that keeps you wondering to the very end. There is the mystery of Teddy, a toddler who goes missing from next door. Who took him and where is he now? […]

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A Thousand Hugs From Daddy

Author: Anna Pignataro
R.R.P: $13.75
Review: Joan Steinman
 
A polar bear cub talks to his daddy about how important his hugs are. Told in rhyming form the father bear and his cub play in the snow, play hide and seek, splash in the […]

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Funniest Dad In The World

Author: Ed Allen
R.R.P: $13.75
Illustrated by: Louis Shea
Review: Joan Steinman
 
Is your dad funny because he tells funny jokes? Can he burp the alphabet or juggle three pizzas at the one time? The animals in this picture story book are competing to find […]

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