Inspiring Young Readers
Rainbow Hands posted on 22 Jun 2022
I was delighted to receive another book from the wonderful illustrator, Jo Loring- Fisher as I loved her earlier picture book, Maisie's Scrapbook .
Home posted on 05 Jun 2022
Guest reviewer, Joanna Lim reads 'Home' by Jeannie Baker, a story that is told without the use of words
Off to the North posted on 08 May 2022
This odd – and I think quite rare – children’s book has no acknowledged author ...
The Lady of Shalott posted on 24 Apr 2022
Tennyson’s fascination with the Arthurian legends picked up on a wider cultural fixation with a sort of cod-medievalism
Through the Forest posted on 14 Apr 2022
All of us, young and old, can feel lost in a world that this complex and scary.
The Man Who Didn’t Wash His Dishes posted on 11 Apr 2022
Phyllis Krasilovsky (1926 – 2014) was an American children’s book author and, in her later years, a teacher of children’s literature.
Dearest One posted on 28 Mar 2022
Picture Books from Lantana Publishing never disappoint so I relished reading this one....
Piano Fingers posted on 21 Mar 2022
Australian author and illustrator, Caroline Magerl has created a really charming story of the magical qualities of creativity and music.
Matilda, who told such dreadful lies posted on 17 Mar 2022
The cautionary tale has been a staple of children’s literature stretching back to its origins in the 17th century....
My Must-Have Mum posted on 24 Feb 2022
Jake’s mum just can’t resist a rummage amongst other people’s discarded bits and bobs or a root around in a skip that’s been left on the street...