Children’s book reviews

I have just written the last of my children’s book reviews for Magpies.  I have been honoured to work for this magazine for many years, both as a reviewer and writer but now feel I should concentrate more on my OWN art – both visual and written. Reading and writing about children’s literature is a wonderful privilege,Continue reading “Children’s book reviews”

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”

Further to my note of this morning, it was worth making the effort.

Further to my note of this morning, it was worth making the effort. This was inspired I think after reviewing three books for the next issue of Magpies Magazine. My creative writing juices are flowing! I have the first draft to a new story, printed and put into a folder in order to review itContinue reading “Further to my note of this morning, it was worth making the effort.”

Book Review: Blood Brothers – Book Four in the Dragonkeeper

Blood Brothers – Book Four in the Dragonkeeper series, by Carole Wilkinson. (2012) $24.95 Hb, isbn 9781742031897, Black Dog Books.   Tao is a young novice monk living in the Buddhist temple at Yinmi in ancient China. He likes the day to day routine of his life at the monastery and is shocked when hisContinue reading “Book Review: Blood Brothers – Book Four in the Dragonkeeper”