Lighthouse Family by Wellington author Phillipa Werry is one of the young adult NZ story series. This story offers a snap shot into the life of a fourteen year old living with her family as part of a lighthouse community off the coast of New Zealand from 1941-42.
A lightweight, compact folding travel stroller that provides dual functionality of car seat compatibility to easily transform into a fuss free urban travel stroller – perfect for today’s busy modern families. It’s not the kind of buggy we’re used to from Mountain Buggy but as you would expect, it’s still bloomin’ awesome!
If you read my review of Sophie Gray’s last book – Feed the Family for $15 or Less- you will know that I was deeply disappointed that Gray didn’t include any baking recipes in the book. Well, this book certainly rectifies that! A whole book of delicious, vintage-Gray recipes! Yippee!! Fill the Tins is a baking book you’re going to need in your cupboard!
There are faces in the hedge at the end of the garden, and a nest of tiny fantails, and thatâ€™s where 9-year-old Annie goes to play one hot summer while her father works up at the lighthouse. It’s there that she discovers hedges that walk and a Tigrish.
Malcolm Gladwell is renowned for his earlier works “The Tipping Point” and “Outliers” and his latest offering doesn’t disappoint – David & Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants. Gladwell is a skilled storyteller: weaving numbers with anecdotes to challenge the way you think about how the world operates.
Fifteen-year-old Morag Narmo really doesn’t want to go to school any more. She and her siblings would rather feed their heads into the waste-disposal unit than “do the academical”. So they are all stunned when their parents whisk them out of school and embark on a home-schooling experiment. But with five children, two unruly pets and some extremely eccentric attitudes, the educational experiment soon descends into chaos…