Reviews: Books and Magazines

 

Stop, Think, Engage

Stop, Think, Engage book review

Stop, Think, Engage: Rethinking child discipline – methods that work is the fantastic parenting book by Dr Anna Martin. This is parenting discipline 101, but in the best way possible. Read the full review »

The Brave Knight

the brave knight

Determined to protect his castle and its occupants, a little boy stands guard against enemy knights. This is the context of Sally Gould’s The Brave Knight. Read the full review »

What Should a Horse Say?

what should a horse say

Farmer Rochelle owns a cow that says ‘moo moo’, a sheep that says ‘baa baa’, a chicken that says ‘chick chick’ and a horse that says… ‘chick chick’! What on earth could be wrong with Farmer Rochelle’s horse? Read the full review »

Pugs Don’t Wear Pyjamas

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When Tom goes to stay with his Aunt Roz, he meets her pug, Ellie. But Ellie is no ordinary pug: wherever Tom and his aunt go, and whatever they do, Ellie goes too. Read the full review »

I’m the Biggest by StĂ©phanie Blake

I'm the biggest

I’m the biggest by StĂ©phanie Blake is a great book about sibling rivalry and Jealousy. For any Simon fans (Poo Bum and I want Spaghetti) out there, this book will be loved. Read the full review »

Lessons of A LAC – Written by Lynn Jenkins

Lessons of a Lac

Lessons of A LAC is written by Lynn Jenkins and illustrated by Kirrili Lonergan and tells the story of Loppy LAC who is a little anxious creature and Curly the Calmster who, as the name suggest, is a calm creature. Read the full review »

How do you build an aeroplane when you’ve only got one wing?

How do you build an aeroplane when you’ve only got one wing

Toby and Harriet want to fly around the world. But their aeroplane is missing something important. They’d better use their imaginations to come up with a solution. Read the full review »

Mission to Motherhood

Mission to Motherhood

Mission to Motherhood is an inspiring story from Canadian born Kiwi, Amira Mikhail. Amira shares every detail of her struggle through fibroids, endometriosis, infertility, IVF and finally surrogacy. Read the full review »

Look, a Butterfly!

look a butterfly-Yasunari Murakami

Look, a Butterfly! is a wonderful little picture book by Yasunari Murakami. Murakami is a Japanese writer, designer and illustrator who has won many awards for his work. Read the full review »

Charlie and His Amazing Tales

Charlie and his amazing tales

Charlie and His Amazing Tales is that special kind of quirky humour in a book that appeals to thinking kids. It’s the sort of story that doesn’t dull, and retains it’s interest through multiple readings (always a good quality in a children’s book!). Read the full review »

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