Posts Tagged ‘Omnibus Books’

Review – Imagine a City

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The sumptuous cloth cover and unfurling clouds swirling across the end pages indicate something special about Elise Hurst’s latest picture book, Imagine a City. You’ll recognise Hurst’s illustrations from her other picture books such as The Night Garden, Flood and The Midnight Club to name a few. Imagine a City is a glorious collection of […]

Aussie Appeal – Picture Book Reviews

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Worrisome wombats, bouncing bilbies and even talking gumnuts may not be your de rigueur when it comes to picture book characters. Yet their antics make up a substantial percentage of picture book storylines and provide vital introductions and links between Aussie kids and our rich, endemic Australian flora and fauna. Look around and you’ll find […]

Amazing books for ANZAC Day – Picturebook reviews

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Occasionally a thing that you witness, a song that you hear or a line that your read manifests itself indelibly within you, seemingly forever. Sometimes, not always, you remember the exact time and place and occasion that these erasable impressions mark your memory for the first time. Often this phenomenon occurs when you are still […]

RAVEN LUCAS – BOOK 1, MISSING

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Raven Lucas – Missing is the first book in a new 3 part mystery series by popular Australian children’s author, Christine Harris. Raven Lucas appears to have everything. But something is missing form her life. Her father. He has disappeared, suddenly, mysteriously, with no words of goodbye. Has he simply left his family and didn’t […]