Vampyre by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Andrew Yeo. Book Review.

Vampyre by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Andrew Yeo $29.95 ISBN  9781921529221 Hardback, 32 pages Age: 8+ Category: Picture Book Below is the information received from Walker Books about the latest story from well known author Margaret Wild. “I am Vampyre. Feared. Despised. I sleep in darkness. I long for light. From the dark depths ofContinue reading “Vampyre by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Andrew Yeo. Book Review.”

Bilby Secrets, Edel Wignell & Mark Jackson, (2011) Book Review

Bilby Secrets, Edel Wignell & Mark Jackson, (2011) Walker books, Hb. $29.95, ISBN 978 1921529 320 This book cleverly combines fact with fiction in a tale of the life of one Greater Bilby. Wignell covers the time when the bilby mother prepares for the birth of her baby, near escapes from predators through to theContinue reading “Bilby Secrets, Edel Wignell & Mark Jackson, (2011) Book Review”

Children’s book reviews

Sophie’s Big Bed. (2009) Tina Burke. Puffin Books, 24 pp. 978 0 14 350312 5 $14.95 Pb. Sophie has a new big bed. She plans to sleep in it at the beginning of the story, but her toys have their fears. Will Bunny get lost in the bed? Will Bear fall out? And what doesContinue reading “Children’s book reviews”

Book Reviews

Here’s a short list of my recent book reviews for Magpies Magazine.For more information about this magazine, visit the website http://www.magpies.net.au Fredrik Goes Bananas! (2009) Melissa Firth, illustrated by Cheryl Orsini. Scholastic Press. Jasper Mc Flea will not eat his tea. (2009) Lee Fox, illustrated by Mitch Vane. Lothian. The Mad, Mad, World of Sports.Continue reading “Book Reviews”