The Book of Wondrous Possibilities

The Book of Wonderous Possibilities a tacos review

THE BOOK OF WONDROUS POSSIBILITIES A middle grade adventure for 8-12-year-old heroes (even if they don’t know it yet). Arlo Goodman lives with his Uncle Avery in a run-down flat above their bookshop. He has no friends, except for his pet mouse, Herbert. But when a girl called Lisette bursts into the shop and begs […]

My Shrinking Parents

My Shrinking Parents book review

MY SHRINKING PARENTS By Zeno Sworder One boy’s parents travel from far-off lands to improve their son’s life. But what happens next is unexpected. What does it mean when your parents are different? What shape does love take? And what happens when your parents sacrifice a part of themselves for you? In this heartbreaking and […]

Violin and Cello

Violin and Cello picture book

VIOLIN AND CELLO For every child practicing their new instrument and the parents and teachers helping them along the way, this book celebrates the joy of unexpected friendship through music. Young readers will love the appealing characters and carefully drawn settings. Two cultures, two instruments, one piece of music; the inclusion of a playable tune […]

Bored: Milo Finds $105

Bored: Milo finds $105 book review

BORED: MILO FINDS $105 Hi, I’m Milo, and right now I’m chasing $105 as it flies down my street. The wind is blowing it towards Evie Watson’s house, which is very bad news. It’s also making for some pretty awkward running. My neighbours, Rocco, Luisa and Zak, must be laughing their heads off. And who […]

How to spell catastrophe

How to Spell Catastrophe review and giveaway

HOW TO SPELL CATASTROPHE By Fiona Wood Nell McPherson is a catastrophe expert, but nothing has prepared her for the impending catastrophe of her mum’s plans to merge families with boyfriend, Ted and his annoying daughter, Amelia. As if that’s not dire enough, grade six is turning into an emotional obstacle course as Nell moves […]