Category Archive: Book Review

May 23 2014

My First Day at School By Meridith Costain and Michelle Mackintosh- Book Review

My First Day at School by Meridith Costain and Michelle Mackintosh- Book Review My First Day at School highlights the activities and adventures of four children Zack, Amira, Zoe and Ari, experiencing their very first day at school. These children all have very different personalities, wants, needs and desires. It brings together the different experiences …

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May 06 2014

Chasing Shadows By Corinne Fenton- Book Review

Chasing Shadows By Corinne Fenton Illustrated By Hannah Sommerville – Book Review Chasing Shadows is a book that involves illustration to tell the story and highlights this through observation. With limited text throughout, that is selectively chosen and descriptively positioned, simple yet enough.  A lovely combination of using ‘shadows’ in a conventional way that connection, …

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May 01 2014

Gracie and Josh By Susanne Gervay – Book Review

Book Review Gracie and Josh by Susanne Gervay ‘Gracie and Josh’ is a brilliant book with lots of positivity when life is not always on your side. This story is about resilience, love connection and the power of how children deal with emotions in their own way. It highlights the way children deal with issues …

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Apr 29 2014

The Poppy By Andrew Plant – Book Review In Villers-Brentonneux

Book Review The Poppy by Andrew Plant One word that echoes in the book ‘The Poppy’ is memory – ‘Lest We Forget’. On April the 25th 1918, the village of Villers-Bretonneux where Australians fought and were victorious, even though over 1,300 lives were lost. What an incredible, lump in the throat recollection of the courage …

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