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May-June 2016 : New Books for children and Teenagers. Reviewer: Janet

May-June: New Books for children and Teenagers. Reviewer: Janet Croft.    *The more stars the better the read…  Picture Books  ****Circle, by Jeannie Baker. HB from Walker Books. RRP $27.99  Jeannie Baker is renowned for the quality and style of her … Continue reading

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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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January 2016, recent new books for children and teenagers, reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the read! For young readers Picture books **Open Very carefully, by Nick Bromley and Nicola O’Byrne. Board book from Nosy Crow and Allen and Unwin. RRP $12.99 From a book which starts with a lovely … Continue reading

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Children and Teenage new books for October-November 2015: reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the read! Under the Flame Tree, by Karen Wood. PB from Allen and Unwin. RRP about $20 Kirra has just left school, and is starting a job with horses on the property where her father … Continue reading

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September-October 2015: New books for children and teenagers reviewed by Janet Croft.

September-October 2015: New books for children and teenagers reviewed by Janet Croft. The more stars the better. Non-fiction *The Possum Magic Cookbook, compiled by Gina Inverarity and Celia Jellett, and illustrated by Julie Vivas. HB from Omnibus and Scholastic. RRP … Continue reading

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July 2015 —New books for children and teenagers- Reviewer: Janet Croft

July 2015 —New books for children and teenagers- Reviewer: Janet Croft The more stars, the better! Picture Books Rory the Dinosaur, Me and My Dad, by Liz Climo. PB from Hachette Children’s’ Books. RRP $12.99 This is quite an amusing … Continue reading

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2015, May-June: New books for children and teenagers reviewed by Janet Croft

The more stars, the better the reading! Picture Books. Although some of these books have historical backgrounds, I have not categorised any as non-fiction or fiction. *My Name is Lizzie Flynn, by Claire Saxby and Lizzy Newcomb. HB from Black … Continue reading

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