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March 2016 New children’s and teenager reading reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars the better! Picture Books Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, written by Jane Taylor and illustrated by Mandy Foot, is in PB from Hachette. RRP HB $24.99 PB and Ebook $21.99  This bedtime story for very small children features … Continue reading

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April 2015, new books for children and teenagers reviewed by Janet Croft.

2015 April: New books for children and teenagers reviewed by Janet Croft. The more stars, the better the reading! Picture Books. Non-fiction **Alice’s Food A-Z. Edible Adventures, by Alice Zaslavsky. PB from Walker Books. RRP $20 The author of this … Continue reading

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Extra–more new books for kids and teenagers to end 2014: Reviewed by janet croft

The more stars, the better the read…. Non-fiction **Henry Lawson Treasury, illustrated by Oslo Davis. Soft Cover from Random House. RRP $19.99 This beautifully presented small volume will attract readers of 10 years to adult. I expect that an adult … Continue reading

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Children’s and Teenage new books–November-December 2014 Reviewer; Janet Croft

The more stars, the better! Picture Books ***The Ugly Duckling, performed by Justine Clarke. HB from Scholastic, with CD. RRP $24.99 The song of the story of the ugly duckling who grew to be a beautiful swan was written by … Continue reading

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New books reviewed for October 2014–children and teenage titles

October 2014 —New books for children and teenagers- reviewed by Janet Croft. The more stars, the better! Picture Books, Howzat, by Mike Lefroy. Illustrated by Liz Anelli. HB from Walker Books. RRP $24.95 This is a fun book about cricket, … Continue reading

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November-December 2013 children’s and teenage new books -reviewer: Janet Croft

Best books have from 1-5 stars.  The more stars the better! Picture Books We wish you a Ripper Christmas, by Colin Buchannan and Greg Champion, with illustrations by Roland Harvey.  HB from Scholastic.  RRP  $19.99. This book comes with a … Continue reading

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Children’s and Teenage new books -September-October 2013. Reviewer: Janet Croft

As usual, the more  stars, the  more appealing  the  book! Picture Books Colour for Curlews, by Renee Treml.  HB from Random House. RRP  $19.95 This picture book uses lots of well known, and some lesser-known Australian birds to introduce youngsters … Continue reading

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