Book reviews for Magpies magazine

Happy New Year to you all! First day of the new year and I am privileged to have written a book review for a new children’s book that is set in Australian and it is one that warms the soul. Perhaps my one new years resolution should be to really try to write and getContinue reading “Book reviews for Magpies magazine”

Book Review: Do not forget Australia

Book Review: Do Not Forget Australia, Sally Murphy and Sonia Kretschmar, Walker Books, 2012, ISBN 978 1 921529 86 3. Hb. $29.95   This story is set during WW1 in a small village in France called Villers-Bretonneux and a home in Melbourne, Australia. It is a fictionalised account of the suffering the French people experiencedContinue reading “Book Review: Do not forget Australia”

Book Review: Fromelles Australia’s Bloodiest Day at War.

Book Review: Fromelles Australia’s Bloodiest Day at War, by Carole Wilkinson. (2011) $18.99, ISBN 978 1742 031767, The Drum, black dog books.   I have just had the privilege of reading another book by Carole Wilkinson who in my opinion is a master storyteller. In this incredibly moving book, fiction is added to fact asContinue reading “Book Review: Fromelles Australia’s Bloodiest Day at War.”