written by Christopher Edge reviewed by Leslee Anne Hewson This adventure story is fascinating because of its historical references and science input. Edge wrote a complicated but accessible story which included factual information about codes and code-breaking – The Freemason’s Code, Morse
#1 Pelican in Peril #2 Microbat Mayhem written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Aska reviewed by Maria Parenti-Baldey Two snappy adventure stories with Eco Rangers, Ebony and Jay. In Pelican in Peril, the kids rescue an oil-covered pelican, Poseidon, who becomes an unexpected hero.
by Laura Bloom and Jesse Blackadder Reviewed by Sarah Custance Laura Bloom and Jesse Blackadder are two award-winning writers who live in country Australia. In their new collaborative series ‘Dream Riders’ they have let their passion for country life and horses shine
Caroline Magerl in conversation with Mia Macrossan Caroline Magerl was born in Germany but now lives in Buderim, Queensland. She is an illustrator who has worked for years drawing for educational publishers, newspapers and magazines. She came to the notice of the
by Bruce Pascoe reviewed by Margaret McKay-Lowdnes Young Dark Emu is the latest offering from prolific indigenous author Bruce Pascoe of the Bunurong Clan, Kulin nation. This non-fiction picture book is an adaptation for young readers of the award winning Dark Emu,
Written and illustrated by Renee Treml Reviewed by Mia Macrossan Renee Treml is the author and illustrator of several successful picture books for very young readers, including: Once I Heard a Little Wombat, Ten Little Owls and Wombat Big, Puggle Small. She also has a
The Day Henry Met Actions, Numbers, the ABC and Colours Written and illustrated by Gilly ( Gary Gill) Reviewed by Kerry Neary Already popular from his television series, feature character, Henry, now launches into the world of children’s books. Henry is based
Written by Clive Gifford Illustrated by Dan Schlitzkus Reviewed by Dajo Finlayson This interesting work deals with the structure and workings of, and living conditions aboard, the International Space Station (ISS). With detailed, stylised illustrations complemented by simple, easy to understand fact boxes, a